Wednesday 12th April 2017

Reboot of Purple Server, scheduled 4 years ago

The Purple server will be rebooted Thursday between 20:00 and 22:59 UTC on Thu 13th Apr 2017 to load in a new kernel.

This update patched a vulnerability that meant that a local attacker could escalate their privileges on the system.

The outage should only last around 5 minutes while the systems reboots.