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Debian LTS: DLA-1414-1: mercurial security update

LinuxSecurity.com: Some security vulnerabilities were found in Mercurial which allow authenticated users to trigger arbitrary code execution and unauthorized data access in certain server configuration. Malformed patches and repositories can also lead … Continue Reading — Debian LTS: DLA-1414-1: mercurial security update


Krita, GNOME Builder, FFmpeg Get Updates in Tumbleweed

The four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots this week are trending quite stable as new major version packages have been updated this week. Among the packages updates this week were FFmpeg, KDE Plasma, GNOME Builder and Krita along with a kernel update. The most recent snapshot, 20180702, put...


Fortnum & Mason: 23,000 Affected by Data Hack

LinuxSecurity.com: Luxury retailer Fortnum & Mason has become the latest big brand to be involved in a significant data breach after the company admitted the details of around 23,000 competition and survey participants had been compromised. Continue Reading — Fortnum & Mason: 23,000 Affected by...


Gentoo’s GitHub mirror compromise incident report

LWN reported on June 29 that Gentoo’s GitHub mirror had been compromised. Gentoo now considers the incident resolved and the full report is available. “An unknown entity gained control of an admin account for the Gentoo GitHub Organization and… Continue Reading — Gentoo’s GitHub mirror...


[$] Hiding the Fedora boot menu

The venerable Linux boot menu has made its appearance at boot time since the days when LILO was the standard boot loader, through the days of GRUB, and onward to today’s GRUB 2 and others. It is sometimes configured out by distributions as… Continue Reading —...


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