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KernelCare agent updated - version 2.23-1 is now available

Published: Jan 29, 2020 4:22:07 PM / Last update: Oct 9, 2020 / by Inessa Atmachian


We are pleased to announce that a new updated KernelCare agent version 2.23-1 is now available.


  • use argparse from stdlib
  • JSON module is not optional anymore
  • scanner interface: CentOS 6 + Qualys Agent fixed
  • gpgme is replaced by gpg
  • fix --patch-info --json to show all parts
  • use --json option together with --latest-patch-info
  • scanner interface: enabled for all users
  • config parser default values are fixed for py26

Update command

yum update kernelcare


About KernelCare

KernelCare is a live patching system that patches Linux kernel vulnerabilities automatically, with no reboots. It's used on over 300,000 servers, and has been used to patch servers running for 6+ years. It works with all major Linux distributions, such as RHEL, CentOS, Amazon Linux, and Ubuntu. It also interoperates with common vulnerability scanners such as Nessus, Tenable, Rapid7, and Qualys. To talk with a consultant about how KernelCare might meet your enterprise’s specific needs, contact us directly at sales@kernelcare.com.

Topics: KernelCare, KernelCare agent, KernelCare Update

Inessa Atmachian

Written by Inessa Atmachian

Inessa Atmachian is a Technical Writer. She is responsible for developing technical product documentation for CloudLinux OS, KernelCare, and Imunify360 products. She provides customers with release notes and information on product updates.

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