Security Updates for Filr 3.0 and Filr 2.0 available – Dec 13, 2016

Posted on Dec 14, 2016 in Micro Focus, Micro Focus Filr, Novell, Novell Filr

New security updates for Filr 3.0 and Filr 2.0 have been released by Micro Focus on December 13th, 2016. The patches provide a Security Update for the Kernel Local Privilege Escalation (Dirty COW) vulnerability in Filr (CVE-2016-5195).

Feel free to contact us for more information about these issues and in case you need support with the application of this update. We are looking forward to helping you with planning, installing and keeping your Filr installation up to date.

Filr 3.0 – Security Update 1

“This patch is intended to address the issues outlined in the following TIDs:
TID 7018287 – Kernel Local Privilege Escalation (Dirty COW) vulnerability in Filr (CVE-2016-5195)”

Important Notes:

  • This patch is applicable to the Filr, Filr Search and Filr MySQL appliances.
  • Run the pre-install script on each Filr, Filr Search and Filr MySQL appliance prior to applying the patch.
  • This patch will NOT be available via the Filr Online Update channel.
  • This pre-install script may take more than 5 minutes to install, DO NOT interrupt the installation until complete.

Download the Hot Patch here and read the information about system requirements, notes and installation carefully.

Filr 2.0 – Security Update 3

“This patch is intended to address the issues outlined in the following TIDs:
TID 7018287 – Kernel Local Privilege Escalation (Dirty COW) vulnerability in Filr (CVE-2016-5195)”

Important Notes:

  • This patch is applicable to the Filr, Filr Search and Filr MySQL appliances.
  • Run the pre-install script on each Filr, Filr Search and Filr MySQL appliance prior to applying the patch.
  • This patch will NOT be available via the Filr Online Update channel.
  • This pre-install script may take more than 5 minutes to install, DO NOT interrupt the installation until complete.

Download the Hot Patch here and read the information about system requirements, notes and installation carefully.