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Debian LTS: DLA-2788-1: strongswan security update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 06:36:40 PM
Researchers at the United States of America National Security Agency (NSA) identified a denial of services vulnerability in strongSwan, an IKE/IPsec suite.

RedHat: RHSA-2021-3820:01 Moderate: OpenShift Container Platform 4.8.15>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 04:22:03 PM
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform release 4.8.15 is now available with updates to packages and images that fix several bugs and add enhancements. This release includes a security update for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.8.

Debian: DSA-4990-1: ffmpeg security update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 02:51:14 PM
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the FFmpeg multimedia framework, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed files/streams are processed.

openSUSE: 2021:3467-1 important: strongswan>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 02:20:44 PM
An update that fixes two vulnerabilities, contains one feature is now available.

Fedora 34: udisks2 2021-55f3c0b6f1>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 11:59:35 AM
Update to upstream stable release 2.9.4, includes a fix for CVE-2021-3802 (#2003650, #2003649)

Ubuntu 5111-2: strongSwan vulnerability>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 11:13:14 AM
Several security issues were fixed in strongSwan.

RedHat: RHSA-2021-3918:01 Important: redis:5 security update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 09:41:21 AM
An update for the redis:5 module is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,

RedHat: RHSA-2021-3917:01 Important: Red Hat Quay v3.6.0 security,>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 08:11:03 AM
An update is now available for Red Hat Quay 3. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability

Ubuntu 5111-1: strongSwan vulnerabilities>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 07:14:07 AM
Several security issues were fixed in strongSwan.

SUSE: 2021:419-1 suse/sle15 Security Update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 05:50:48 AM
The container suse/sle15 was updated. The following patches have been included in this update:

SUSE: 2021:417-1 suse/sle15 Security Update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 05:44:48 AM
The container suse/sle15 was updated. The following patches have been included in this update:

SUSE: 2021:415-1 suse/sle15 Security Update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 05:28:28 AM
The container suse/sle15 was updated. The following patches have been included in this update:

RedHat: RHSA-2021-3900:01 Moderate: systemd security update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 03:05:45 AM
An update for systemd is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which

RedHat: RHSA-2021-3904:01 Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 03:04:52 AM
An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which

RedHat: RHSA-2021-3903:01 Moderate: curl security update>

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 03:04:34 AM
An update for curl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which

Fedora 34: thunderbird 2021-5b9128d9fd>

Monday 18th of October 2021 08:37:40 PM
Update to latest upstream version

Fedora 34: grafana 2021-dd83dc8b0b>

Monday 18th of October 2021 08:37:37 PM
* upgrade to upstream 7.5.11 * security fix for CVE-2021-39226.

Fedora 34: containerd 2021-df975338d4>

Monday 18th of October 2021 08:37:23 PM
Security fixes for moby-engine and containerd containerd: - fixes CVE-2021-41103 - Fix insufficiently restricted permissions on container root and plugin directories - update to upstream 1.5.7 moby-engine: - fixes CVE-2021-41092, CVE-2021-41089 and CVE-2021-41091 - patches seccomp policy to fix clone3() issue - update to upstream 20.10.9

Fedora 34: moby-engine 2021-df975338d4>

Monday 18th of October 2021 08:37:23 PM
Security fixes for moby-engine and containerd containerd: - fixes CVE-2021-41103 - Fix insufficiently restricted permissions on container root and plugin directories - update to upstream 1.5.7 moby-engine: - fixes CVE-2021-41092, CVE-2021-41089 and CVE-2021-41091 - patches seccomp policy to fix clone3() issue - update to upstream 20.10.9

Fedora 34: fail2ban 2021-0ab8f6a19a>

Monday 18th of October 2021 08:37:20 PM
Address CVE CVE-2021-32749.

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