openSUSE participates again in Google Summer of Code (GSoC), a program that awards stipends to university students who contribute to real-world open source projects during three months in summer. With this article, I will provide my experience as a former GSoC student and mentor, give you more details about the...
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LinuxSecurity.com: This update doesn’t fix a vulnerability in GCC itself, but instead provides support for building retpoline-enabled Linux kernel updates. For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4117-1: gcc-4.9 security update
LinuxSecurity.com: Jonas Klempel reported that tomcat-native, a library giving Tomcat access to the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library’s network connection (socket) implementation and random-number generator, does not properly handle fields longer t… Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4118-1: tomcat-native security update
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LinuxSecurity.com: Krzysztof Sieluzycki discovered that the notifier for removable devices in the KDE Plasma workspace performed insufficient sanitisation of FAT/VFAT volume labels, which could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands if a r… Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4116-1: plasma-workspace security update