The 4.16-rc5 kernel prepatch is out, right on schedule. “This continues to be pretty normal – this rc is slightly larger than rc4 was, but that looks like one of the normal fluctuations due to timing of pull requests, not due to anything distre… Continue...
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LinuxSecurity.com: **MySQL 5.7.21** Bugs fixed: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-21.html CVEs fixed: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html CVE-2018-2696 CVE-2018-2703 CVE-2018-2565 CVE-2018-… Continue Reading — Fedora 26: community-mysql Security Update
LinuxSecurity.com: It was discovered that there was NULL function pointer dereference vulnerability in vips, an image processing system for very large images. Remote attackers could cause a denial of service via a specially-crafted Continue Reading — Debian LTS: DLA-1306-1: vips security update
LinuxSecurity.com: A vulnerability in Newsbeuter may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands. Continue Reading — Gentoo: GLSA-201803-04: Newsbeuter: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Ahoy, Beavers! The first beta builds of the Ubuntu 18.04 release cycle have been released and are available to download. All of Ubuntu’s official family of flavors have opted to take part in this bout of Bionic Beaver beta testing, including: Xubuntu, with Xfce 4.12 Ubuntu Budgie, with Budgie...
LinuxSecurity.com: Bjorn Bosselmann discovered that the umount bash completion from util-linux does not properly handle embedded shell commands in a mountpoint name. An attacker with rights to mount filesystems can take advantage of this flaw for privi… Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4134-1: util-linux security update