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Debian: DSA-4110-1: exim4 security update

LinuxSecurity.com: Meh Chang discovered a buffer overflow flaw in a utility function used in the SMTP listener of Exim, a mail transport agent. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service, or potentially the execution… Continue Reading —...


Debian: DSA-4109-1: ruby-omniauth security update

LinuxSecurity.com: Lalith Rallabhandi discovered that OmniAuth, a Ruby library for implementing multi-provider authentication in web applications, mishandled and leaked sensitive information. An attacker with access to the callback environment, such as… Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4109-1: ruby-omniauth security update


Linux Plumbers Networking Track CFP

Linux networking maintainer David Miller has put out a call for proposals for a two-day networking track at this year’s Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC). “We are seeking talks of 40 minutes in length, accompanied by papers of 2 to 10 pages in le… Continue Reading...


Tromey: JIT Compilation for Emacs

On his blog, Tom Tromey looks at just-in-time (JIT) compilation for Emacs and what he has done differently in his implementation from what was done in earlier efforts. He also looks at potential enhancements to his JIT: “Calling a function in Emacs Lisp is quite expensive....


Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Could Come with Snap Apps Preinstalled

Ubuntu devs propose shipping Snap apps by default in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, though decisions need to be made around policy and maintainability first. This post, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Could Come with Snap Apps Preinstalled, was written by Joey Sneddon and first a… Continue Reading —...


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