USN-6493-2: hibagent update
21 November 2023
A security improvement was added to hibagent.
- hibagent - Agent that triggers hibernation on EC2 instances
USN-6493-1 fixed a vulnerability in hibagent. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, the hibagent package has been
updated to add IMDSv2 support, as IMDSv1 uses an insecure protocol and is
no longer recommended.
In addition, on all releases, hibagent has been updated to do nothing if
ODH is configured.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.