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OpenBSD devs patch authentication bypass bug>

Are you an OpenBSD user? OpenBSD, one of the internet’s most popular free operating systems allowed attackers to bypass its authentication controls, effectively leaving the keys in the back door, according to an advisory released this week. The developers of the OpenBSD system have already patched...


New Linux Bug Lets Attackers Hijack Encrypted VPN Connections>

A team of cybersecurity researchers has disclosed a new severe vulnerability affecting most Linux and Unix-like operating systems, including FreeBSD, OpenBSD, macOS, iOS, and Android, that could allow remote ‘network adjacent attackers’ to spy on and t… Continue Reading — New Linux Bug Lets Attackers...


Mageia 2019-0370: python-psutil security update>

Updated python-psutil packages fix security vulnerability: Riccardo Schirone discovered that psutil incorrectly handled certain reference counting operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause psutil to crash, resulting in a denial of service,… Continue Reading — Mageia 2019-0370: python-psutil security update>


Migrating the MAAS UI from AngularJS to React

MAAS (metal as a service), is a Canonical product which allows for very fast server provisioning and data centre management. Around 2014, work began to build a rich UI for MAAS, primarily using the AngularJS JavaScript framework from Google. AngularJS today is in long term support...


Fedora 31: libuv FEDORA-2019-7443ebda4b>

Update to Node.js upstream release 12.13.1 https://nodejs.org/en/blog/release/v12.13.1/ Also fixes an issue where running `npm -g` was risky on RPM-installed systems. Fedora’s packaged NPM will now install global content in /usr/local instead of /usr w… Continue Reading — Fedora 31: libuv FEDORA-2019-7443ebda4b>


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