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Kernel prepatch 5.11-rc4

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


Fedora 33: glibc 2021-6feb090c97>

– 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 —...


Mageia 2021-0043: caribou 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>


Mageia 2021-0042: sudo 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>


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