January 04, 2018

Aiven statement on Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Aiven is aware of recently disclosed research regarding side-channel analysis of speculative execution on modern computer processors.

This analysis has revealed several different vulnerabilities which have been named Meltdown and Spectre by the researchers and are tracked as CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754. Aiven will perform the necessary actions to protect your data and services from these vulnerabilities.

These actions are implemented as automatic or scheduled maintenance tasks, require no user intervention and result in no impact on availability of the services. Full details and the latest updates are recorded here: http://help.aiven.io/incident-reports/aiven-statement-on-meltdown-and-spectre-vulnerabilities.

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