Fixes for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) are continuously released until the end of life (EOL) of Alibaba Cloud Linux 2. You can use browser plug-ins to subscribe to announcements for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs and check for CVE updates.

Background information

This topic describes how to install the RSS Feed Reader plug-in to subscribe to updates for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs. Google Chrome is used in the example. You can also select other browsers to subscribe to updates for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs.

Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 security advisories

To protect the system security of the Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 distribution, the Alibaba Cloud operating system team stays up to data on software issues and CVEs discovered by the Linux industry and community. The team promptly releases updates to YUM repositories to enhance security and fix software defects and security vulnerabilities. For more information, see Alibaba Cloud Linux 2.1903 Security Advisories.

(Optional) Install the RSS Feed Reader plug-in

If your Google Chrome is not installed with the RSS Feed Reader plug-in, install the plug-in first.

  1. Open Google Chrome on your computer.
  2. In the top bookmarks bar, click Apps and click Web Store.
  3. In the upper-left corner of the chrome web store page, enter rss feed reader and search.
  4. Click RSS Feed Reader to go to the details page.
  5. On the details page of RSS Feed Reader, click Add to Chrome and click Add extension.
    When Add to Chrome changes to Remove from Chrome, the plug-in is added to extensions.

Subscribe to announcements for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs

  1. Subscribe to updates for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs.
    1. Access Alibaba Cloud Linux 2.1903 Security Advisories in Google Chrome.
    2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click the RSS image.
    3. In the dialog box that appears, click Subscribe.
      When Subscribe changes to Following, you are subscribed to updates for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs.
  2. View updates for Alibaba Cloud Linux 2 CVEs by using RSS Feed Reader.
    View CVEs by using RSS Feed Reader
    1. In the upper-right corner of Google Chrome, click the RSS Feed Reader plug-in, which is tagged ① in the preceding figure.
    2. Click Alibaba Cloud Linux 2.1903 Security Advisories, which is tagged ② in the preceding figure.
      The update records are displayed as shown in the following figure.result