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Mageia 2020-0405: fontforge security update>

SFD_GetFontMetaData() insufficient CVE-2020-5395 backport. (CVE-2020-25690) References: – https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27563 – https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4844 Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0405: fontforge security update>


Mageia 2020-0404: mariadb security update>

The latest release of mariadb fixes some undisclosed easily exploitable vulnerabilities. (CVE-2020-14765, CVE-2020-14776, CVE-2020-14789 and CVE-2020-14812). Additionally some bugs are fixed: Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0404: mariadb security update>


Mageia 2020-0403: junit security update>

It was discovered that junit contained a local information disclosure vulnerability. On Unix like systems, the system’s temporary directory is shared between all users on that system. Because of this, when files and directories are written into this di… Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0403: junit...


Mageia 2020-0402: blueman security update>

Vaisha Bernard discovered that blueman did not properly sanitize input on the D-Bus interface to blueman-mechanism. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges and run arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (CVE-2020-1523… Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0402: blueman security...


Mageia 2020-0401: suricata security update>

The suricata package has been updated to version 4.1.9, which fixes security issues and other bugs. See the upstream announcements for details. References: – https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27475 Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0401: suricata security update>


Mageia 2020-0400: webmin security update>

An XSS Vulnerability exists in Webmin 1.941 and earlier affecting the Cluster Shell Commands Endpoint. A user may enter any XSS Payload into the Command field and execute it. Then, after revisiting the Cluster Shell Commands Menu, the XSS Payload will … Continue Reading —...


Mutt 2.0 released

Version 2.0 of the Mutt email client is out. “This release was bumped to 2.0, not because of the magnitude of features (which is actually smaller than past releases), but because of a few changes that are backward incompatible”. New features i… Continue Reading —...


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