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Mageia 2020-0270: libupnp security update>

The updated packages fix a security vulnerability: Portable UPnP SDK (aka libupnp) 1.12.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SSDP message due to a NULL pointer dereference in the functions Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0270: libupnp...


Mageia 2020-0269: python-httplib2 security update>

Updated python-httplib2 packages fix security vulnerability: In httplib2, an attacker controlling unescaped part of uri for httplib2.Http.request() could change request headers and body, send additional hidden requests to same server. This vulnerabilit… Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0269: python-httplib2 security update>


Fedora 32: python36 2020-8bdd3fd7a4>

# Python 3.6.11 Python 3.6.11 is the latest security fix release of Python 3.6. – bpo-39073: Disallow CR or LF in email.headerregistry.Address arguments to guard against header injection attacks. – bpo-38576: Disallow control characters in hostnames in… Continue Reading — Fedora 32: python36 2020-8bdd3fd7a4>


Book: Perl 7: A Risk-Benefit Analysis

Dan Book has done a detailed analysis of the PerlĀ 7 transition. “Large amount of CPAN modules will not work in Perl 7; plans for working around this would either involve every affected CPAN author, which is a virtual impossibility for the … Continue Reading —...


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