February 15, 2017 Doug Bidwell
Every two weeks, IBM updates the High Impact and Pervasive, or HIPER, PTFs that are so critical to the system that in Big Blue’s opinion they should be on every system as quickly as possible. In general, any HIPER PTF that affects any operating system releases is fixed as long as support for that IBM i release is still on support.
In the example below, from this week, the three problems are fixed on all three current IBM releases, that being 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3. The interesting part here is that OpenSSH 6.9 is vulnerable and that vulnerability is fixed …Read more