LinuxSecurity.com: Updated openstack-neutron packages that fix one security issue and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. [More...]
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated openstack-neutron packages that fix one security issue and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. [More...]
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated perl-Mojolicious package fixes security vulnerability:
An assumption in Mojolicious before 5.48 CGI parameter handling that
can result in parameter injection attacks.
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated file packages fix security vulnerability:
An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in file's donote() function in the
way the file utility determined the note headers of a elf file. This
could possibly lead to file executable crash (CVE-2014-3710).
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated perl-Plack package fixes security vulnerability:
Plack::App::File would previously strip trailing slashes off provided
paths. This in combination with the common pattern of serving files
with Plack::Middleware::Static could allow an attacker to bypass a
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated libksba packages fix security vulnerability:
By using special crafted S/MIME messages or ECC based OpenPGP data,
it is possible to create a buffer overflow, which could lead to a
denial of service (CVE-2014-9087).
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated libvncserver packages fix security vulnerabilities:
A malicious VNC server can trigger incorrect memory management handling
by advertising a large screen size parameter to the VNC client. This
would result in multiple memory corruptions and could allow remote
This is the world’s most stunning new Android phone – and it’ll only cost you $5,000
While there’s no question that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are beautiful smartphones, some might argue that Apple’s 2012 iPhone 5 and last year’s iPhone 5s feature an overall look that is more sleek and sophisticated. Now, imagine that sophisticated design was given harder lines, darker tones and a 5-inch full HD display, and it was built out of titanium and 18k gold instead of aluminum.
Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 Alpha 1 Prepares for GNOME 3.14, Go Forth and Test
The Ubuntu GNOME developers have released the first version of the 15.04 branch for their Linux distribution and it looks like this operating system is also going through some interesting changes, just like Ubuntu, although not on the same scale.
FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee
The Free Software Foundation has now built up a committee to review their "High Priority Projects" list and they're looking for more feedback from the community.
Nearly ten years ago is when the Free Software Foundation began listing what they viewed as the High Priority Free Software Projects in a list. This list has over time contained some definite high-priority projects related to freeing Java and Adobe PDF support and open graphics drivers to some more obscure projects of high priority like a free version of Oracle Forms, a replacement to OpenDWG libraries for CAD files, automatic transcription software, etc. I've personally called out many of the FSF HPP for what they're worth with my thoughts over the years.
Latest Calibre eBook Reader and Converter Now Support Latest Kobo Firmware
The Calibre eBook reader, editor, and library management software has just reached version 2.13 and the developer has added an important driver and made quite a few fixes and improvements.