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Wednesday February 13, 2019. 04:50 PM
Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (aubio, curl, lib32-curl, lib32-libcurl-compat, lib32-libcurl-gnutls, libcurl-gnutls, libu2f-host, python-django, python2-django, rdesktop, and runc), Debian (flatpak), Fedora (flatpak, pdns-recursor, rdesktop, tomcat, and...
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Tuesday February 12, 2019. 09:48 PM
Stable kernels 4.20.8, 4.19.21, 4.14.99, and 4.9.156 have been released. They all contain a relatively large number of fixes and users should upgrade.
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KDE has announced the release of Plasma 5.15. 'Plasma 5.15 brings a number of changes to the configuration interfaces, including more options for complex network configurations. Many icons have been added or redesigned to make them clearer. Integration with third-party...
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Bradley Kuhn works for the Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) and part of what that organization does is to think about the problems that software freedom may encounter in the future. SFC worries about what will happen with the four freedoms as things change in the world....
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Anybody running containerized workloads with runc (used by Docker, cri-o, containerd, and Kubernetes, among others) will want to make note of a newly disclosed vulnerability known as CVE-2019-5736. 'The vulnerability allows a malicious container to (with minimal user...
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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium, dovecot, firefox, and spice), Debian (curl, php5, rssh, and wordpress), Fedora (curl, ghostscript, mingw-libconfuse, and radvd), openSUSE (java-11-openjdk and python-urllib3), Red Hat (chromium-browser and kernel),...
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Monday February 11, 2019. 10:02 PM
The Free Software Foundation has announced that its annual report for fiscal year 2017 is available. 'The Annual Report reviews the FSF's activities, accomplishments, and financial picture from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. It is the result of a full external...
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Matrix is an open platform for secure, decentralized, realtime communication. Matthew Hodgson, the Matrix project leader, came to FOSDEM to describe Matrix and report on its progress. Attendees learned that it was within days of having a 1.0 release and found out how it got...
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Security updates have been issued by CentOS (ghostscript, spice, spice-server, and thunderbird), Debian (coturn, freerdp, ghostscript, libreoffice, libu2f-host, mosquitto, and openssh), Fedora (buildbot, java-1.8.0-openjdk, java-11-openjdk, phpMyAdmin, slurm, and spice),...
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Version 7.0.0 of the PyPy Python interpreter is out. This release supports no less than three upstream Python versions: 2.7, 3.5, and 3.6 (as an alpha release). 'All the interpreters are based on much the same codebase, thus the triple release.'
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The 5.0-rc6 kernel prepatch is out. 'So while I would have wished for less at this point, nothing in there looks all that odd or scary. I think we're still solidly on track for a normal release.'
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Sunday February 10, 2019. 02:36 AM
For those wondering what the Cloud Native Computing Foundation is up to, its 2018 annual report [PDF] is now out. 'KubeCon + CloudNativeCon has expanded from its start with 500 attendees in 2015 to become one of the largest and most successful open source conferences ever....
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Friday February 8, 2019. 08:53 PM
The LibreOffice 6.2 release is out. The headline feature this time around appears to be 'NotebookBar': 'a radical new approach to the user interface - based on the MUFFIN concept'. Other changes include a reworking of the context menus, better change-tracking performance,...
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The Linux kernel supports a wide variety of filesystem types, many of which have not seen significant use — or maintenance — in many years. Developers in the openSUSE project have concluded that many of these filesystem types are, at this point, more useful to attackers...
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Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of the 4.4.174 stable kernel. The patches went out for review on February 7; the kernel contains a backport of a fix for the FragmentSmack denial-of-service vulnerability. 'Many thanks to Ben Hutchings for this release, it's...
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The OpenStack Foundation has issued its 2018 annual report. '2018 was a productive year for the OpenStack community. A total of 1,972 contributors approved more than 65,000 changes and published two major releases of all components, code named Queens and Rocky. The component ...
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The GTK+ toolkit project has, after extensive deliberation, decided to remove the '+' from its name. 'Over the years, we had discussions about removing the '+' from the project name. The 'plus' was added to 'GTK' once it was moved out of the GIMP sources tree and the project ...
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Security updates have been issued by Debian (dovecot and libarchive), Fedora (gvfs and poppler), openSUSE (openssl-1_1 and subversion), Oracle (kernel), Slackware (php), SUSE (avahi, docker, libunwind, LibVNCServer, and spice), and Ubuntu (linux-azure and openssh).
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Google has announced the release of its ClusterFuzz fuzz-testing system as free software. 'ClusterFuzz has found more than 16,000 bugs in Chrome and more than 11,000 bugs in over 160 open source projects integrated with OSS-Fuzz. It is an integral part of the development...
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Thursday February 7, 2019. 06:24 PM
In the beginning, programs run on the in-kernel BPF virtual machine had no persistent internal state and no data that was shared with any other part of the system. The arrival of eBPF and, in particular, its maps functionality, has changed that situation, though, since a map ...
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