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Mageia 2020-0156: kernel security update>

This update is based on upstream 5.5.14 and fixes atleast the following security vulnerabilities: In the Linux kernel 5.3.10, there is a use-after-free (read) in the perf_trace_lock_acquire function (related to include/trace/events/lock.h) Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0156: kernel security update>


Mageia 2020-0155: python-yaml security update>

Updated python-yaml packages fix security vulnerability: A vulnerability was discovered in the PyYAML library, where it is susceptible to arbitrary code execution when it processes untrusted YAML files through the full_load method or with the FullLoade… Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0155: python-yaml security update>


Mageia 2020-0154: varnish security update>

Updated varnish packages fix security vulnerability: An assert can be triggered in Varnish Cache when using Varnish with a TLS termination proxy, and the proxy and Varnish use the PROXY version 2. The assert will cause Varnish to restart, and the cache… Continue Reading —...


Mageia 2020-0153: weechat security update>

Updated weechat packages fix security vulnerabilities: An issue was discovered in WeeChat before 2.7.1 (0.4.0 to 2.7 are affected). A malformed message 352 (who) can cause a NULL pointer dereference in the callback function, resulting in a crash Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0153: weechat security...


Mageia 2020-0152: bluez security update>

The updated packages fix security vulnerabilities: A bug in Bluez may allow for the Bluetooth Discoverable state being set to on when no Bluetooth agent is registered with the system. This situation could lead to the unauthorized pairing of certain Blu… Continue Reading — Mageia...


Six more stable kernels

Stable kernels 5.5.15, 5.4.30, 4.19.114, 4.14.175, 4.9.218, and 4.4.218 have been released. They all contain important fixes and users should upgrade. Continue Reading — Six more stable kernels


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