Author Nick Black has written an extensive book on the creation of textual user interfaces using the notcurses library; it’s available under the Apache license [PDF]. “Many people asked how such a thing was useful. My usual response was that numerous devices don’t present a bitmap...
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ClamAV, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition. Continue Reading — Gentoo: GLSA-202003-46: ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities>
Mozilla: Use-after-free when removing data about origins (CVE-2020-6805) * Mozilla: BodyStream::OnInputStreamReady was missing protections against state confusion (CVE-2020-6806) * Mozilla: Use-after-free in cubeb during stream destruction (CVE-2020-68… Continue Reading — SciLinux: SLSA-2020-0905-1 Important: thunderbird on SL7.x x86_64>
A flaw in PyYAML might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code. Continue Reading — Gentoo: GLSA-202003-45: PyYAML: Arbitrary code execution>
A heap-based buffer overflow in Binary diff might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Continue Reading — Gentoo: GLSA-202003-44: Binary diff: Heap-based buffer overflow>
The kernel’s memory-management subsystem goes to great lengths to keep the pages that are actually in use in memory. But sometimes it gets things wrong, leading to reduced performance or, in the worst cases, flat-out thrashing. We may be about… Continue Reading — [$] Working-set...
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Here’s a detailed blog post on how the Qubes distribution is working to isolate the graphical interface from the rest of the system. “The upcoming 4.1 release changes this protocol to a more flexible form. It will no longer use direct memory addresses, but an abstract...
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