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Debian GNU/Hurd 2015 released

Thursday 30th of April 2015 05:22:15 PM
Debian GNU/Hurd 2015 has been released. "This is a snapshot of Debian "sid" at the time of the stable Debian "jessie" release (April 2015), so it is mostly based on the same sources. It is not an official Debian release, but it is an official Debian GNU/Hurd port release."

Thursday's security updates

Thursday 30th of April 2015 04:34:10 PM

Debian has updated curl (information leak), elasticsearch (directory traversal), and icecast2 (denial of service).

Debian-LTS has updated curl (two vulnerabilities), openjdk-6 (multiple vulnerabilities), php5 (multiple vulnerabilities), and qt4-x11 (multiple vulnerabilities).

Fedora has updated ax25-tools (F21; F20: denial of service), fcgi (F21; F20: denial of service), FlightGear (F21: unspecified vulnerability), FlightGear-data (F21: unspecified vulnerability), mailman (F21: path traversal attack), mksh (F21; F20: multiple issues), pdns (F21; F20: denial of service), pdns-recursor (F21; F20: denial of service), and qt (F21: multiple vulnerabilities).

Mandriva has updated glibc (MBS2.0, MBS1.0: two vulnerabilities) and sqlite3 (MBS2.0, MBS1.0: three vulnerabilities).

openSUSE has updated DirectFB (13.2, 13.1: two vulnerabilities).

Ubuntu has updated curl (15.04, 14.10, 14.04, 12.04: multiple vulnerabilities), EC2 kernel (10.04: privilege escalation), kernel (14.10; 14.04; 12.04; 10.04: multiple vulnerabilities), linux-lts-trusty (12.04: two vulnerabilities), linux-lts-utopic (14.04: multiple vulnerabilities), and linux-ti-omap4 (12.04: denial of service).

[$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for April 30, 2015

Thursday 30th of April 2015 01:04:14 AM
The LWN.net Weekly Edition for April 30, 2015 is available.

New stable kernels

Wednesday 29th of April 2015 04:51:35 PM
Greg KH has released stable kernels 4.0.1, 3.19.6, 3.14.40, and 3.10.76. All of them contain important fixes.

Security advisories for Wednesday

Wednesday 29th of April 2015 04:28:22 PM

Arch Linux has updated chromium (multiple vulnerabilities) and dovecot (denial of service).

CentOS has updated 389-ds-base (C7: access control bypass).

Debian-LTS has updated jruby (denial of service).

Fedora has updated libreoffice (F21: code execution) and yourls (F21; F20: cross-site scripting).

Mandriva has updated lftp (MBS1.0: man-in-the-middle attack), libksba (MBS1.0, MBS2.0: denial of service), ntop (MBS1.0: cross-site-scripting), and t1utils (MBS1.0: multiple vulnerabilities).

openSUSE has updated curl (13.2, 13.1: multiple vulnerabilities) and python-Pillow (13.2: denial of service).

Oracle has updated 389-ds-base (OL7: access control bypass).

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