Action required for IBM MQ on AWS Quick Start for security vulnerabilities in Ubuntu.
Ubuntu is shipped as a component of IBM MQ in AWS Quick Start. Information about a security vulnerability affecting Ubuntu has been published in a security bulletin.
Please consult Ubuntu's security bulletin Information Leak via speculative execution side channel attacks (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754 aka Spectre and Meltdown) for vulnerability details and information about fixes for vulnerabilities:
Affected Products and Versions:
Principal Product and Version(s)
Affected Supporting Product and Versions
|IBM MQ in AWS Quick Start version 9.0.3||Ubuntu version 16.04|
IBM strongly recommends Customers using the IBM MQ in AWS Quick Start contact Ubuntu to obtain and install fixes for Ubuntu 16.04, as applicable.