The 5.11-rc4 kernel prepatch is out for testing. “Things continue to look fairly normal for this release: 5.11-rc4 is solidly average in size, and nothing particularly scary stands out.” Continue Reading — Kernel prepatch 5.11-rc4
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The openSUSE Project welcomes our followers to participate in two planned meetups to discuss results from the End of the Year Community Survey on Jan. 23 and Jan. 30. Both sessions will start at 13:00 UTC on openSUSE’s Jitsi instance and go for 1:30 hours. Members...
– x86: Check IFUNC definition in unrelocated executable [BZ #20019] – x86: Set header.feature_1 in TCB for always-on CET [BZ #27177] – Update for [BZ #27130] fix – x86-64: Avoid rep movsb with short distance [BZ #27130] – Fix for CVE-2019-25013 buffer… Continue Reading —...
The updated packages fix security vulnerabilities. See upstream releasenotes. References: Continue Reading — Mageia 2021-0044: chromium-browser-stable security update>
An issue in caribou, that was exposed by a CVE fix in X.org server, permits a screensaver-lock bypass. It is possible to crash the screensaver and unlock the desktop via the virtual keyboard. References: Continue Reading — Mageia 2021-0043: caribou security update>
The sudoedit personality of Sudo before 1.9.5 may allow a local unprivileged user to perform arbitrary directory-existence tests by winning a sudo_edit.c race condition in replacing a user-controlled directory by a symlink to an arbitrary path. (CVE-20… Continue Reading — Mageia 2021-0042: sudo security update>