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Well-Known Linux Laptop Seller Forced to Close

A seller of pre-built Linux laptops and desktop PCs has announced its closure. The company was early pioneer of devices sold with Ubuntu preinstalled. This post, Well-Known Linux Laptop Seller Forced to Close is from OMG! Ubuntu!. Do not reproduce else… Continue Reading — Well-Known...


Mageia 2020-0450: thunderbird security update>

When reading SMTP server status codes, Thunderbird writes an integer value to a position on the stack that is intended to contain just one byte. Depending on processor architecture and stack layout, this leads to stack corruption that may be exploitabl… Continue Reading — Mageia...


Mageia 2020-0449: pdfresurrect security update>

In PDFResurrect before 0.20, lack of header validation checks causes a heap-buffer-overflow in pdf_get_version() (CVE-2020-20740). References: – https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27704 Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0449: pdfresurrect security update>


Mageia 2020-0448: mutt security update>

Mutt before 2.0.2 did not ensure that $ssl_force_tls was processed if an IMAP server’s initial server response was invalid. The connection was not properly closed, and the code could continue attempting to authenticate. This could result in authenticat… Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0448: mutt security...


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