August 6, 2018:
Microsoft is aware of a temporary denial of service (DoS) vulnerability (CVE-2018-5390) affecting the Linux Kernel. Virtual Machines running Linux may be vulnerable. The Azure Host platform remains secure from this vulnerability. We are working with various Linux distributions to ensure that they address this security issue.
For guidance on (CVE-2018-5390) please refer to the Linux vendor security channels for your distribution. To learn more about the vulnerability, please visit Vulnerability Notes Database.
We will continue to update this advisory as additional details become available.