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[$] The trouble with IPv6 extension headers

It has taken longer than anybody might have liked, but the IPv6 protocol is slowly displacing IPv4 across the Internet. A quick, highly scientific “grep the access logs” test shows that about 16% of the traffic to LWN.net is currently using IPv6, and many large corporate...


Ingebrigtsen: Whatever Happened To news.gmane.org?

Lars Ingebrigtsen provides details on the current status of the Gmane archive server and asks for feedback on whether it is still useful. “Over the past few years, people have asked me what happened to Gmane, and I’ve mostly clasped my hands over my ears and...


Firefox 72.0

Firefox 72.0 has been released. In this version Firefox’s Enhanced Tracking Protection now blocks fingerprinting scripts. Also picture-in-picture video is available. See the release notes for the details of these features and other changes. Continue Reading — Firefox 72.0


Mageia 2020-0026: opensc security update>

Updated opensc packages fix security vulnerabilities: sc_context_create in ctx.c in libopensc in OpenSC 0.19.0 has a memory leak, as demonstrated by a call from eidenv (CVE-2019-6502). Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0026: opensc security update>


Mageia 2020-0025: varnish security update>

Updated varnish packages fix security vulnerability: A bug has been discovered in Varnish Cache where we fail to clear a pointer between the handling of one client requests and the next on the same connection. This can under specific circumstances lea… Continue Reading — Mageia...


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