Upgrading USS Gateway software packages

Updated 2 weeks ago by admin

From time to time, updates to the USS Gateway core software and operating system are released. This may include security fixes for newly identified vulnerabilities.

To upgrade the USS Gateway software and operating system:

Web access will be interrupted during the upgrade process. If you are unsure, please contact your Service Provider
  1. Log in to the Command Line
  2. At the prompt, enter sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and press Enter
  3. Enter your superuser password
  4. Enter Y when prompted to install the new packages
  5. Follow any further prompts and accept any defaults if asked
Once the update has completed, you may perform a reboot - however this is not a mandatory step

October 2019 - PHP7 vulnerability

The Ubuntu project published the following vulnerability notice on 28th October 2019: https://usn.ubuntu.com/4166-1/

After performing the steps above, type php -v to confirm that at least the following version of PHP is installed:

PHP 7.0.33-0ubuntu0.16.04.7 (cli) ( NTS )


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