Linux 3.19.y-ckt extended stable support

Linux Weekly News - sze, 2015-05-13 21:08
Kamal Mostafa has announced that Canonical's kernel team will pick up stable maintenance of the 3.19 kernel series, until July 2016.
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Stable kernel updates

Linux Weekly News - sze, 2015-05-13 20:46
Greg Kroah-Hartman has released stable kernels 4.0.3, 3.14.42, and 3.10.78. All of them contain important fixes.
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[$] CoreOS Fest and the world of containers, part 1

Linux Weekly News - sze, 2015-05-13 20:26

It's been a Linux container bonanza in San Francisco recently, and that includes a series of events and announcements from multiple startups and cloud hosts. It seems like everyone is fighting for a piece of what they hope will be a new multi-billion-dollar market. This included Container Camp on April 17 and CoreOS Fest on May 5th and 6th, with DockerCon to come near the end of June. While there is a lot of hype, the current container gold rush has yielded more than a few benefits for users — and caused technological development so rapid it is hard to keep up with.

Subscribers can click below for a report by guest author Josh Berkus from this week's edition.

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Security advisories for Wednesday

Linux Weekly News - sze, 2015-05-13 19:25

Arch Linux has updated firefox (multiple vulnerabilities) and tomcat6 (denial of service).

CentOS has updated firefox (C7; C6: multiple vulnerabilities), kexec-tools (C7: file overwrites), pcs (C7; C6: privilege escalation), tomcat (C7: HTTP request smuggling), and tomcat6 (C6: HTTP request smuggling).

Debian has updated quassel (SQL injection).

Fedora has updated clamav (F20: multiple vulnerabilities), dpkg (F21; F20: two vulnerabilities), kernel (F21: two vulnerabilities), texlive (F21: predictable filenames), and wpa_supplicant (F20: code execution).

Gentoo has updated ettercap (multiple vulnerabilities).

Mageia has updated dnsmasq (information disclosure), flash-player-plugin (multiple vulnerabilities), hostapd (denial of service), netcf (denial of service), pam (two vulnerabilities), and testdisk (multiple vulnerabilities).

Oracle has updated firefox (OL7; OL5: multiple vulnerabilities), kernel (OL7: two vulnerabilities), kexec-tools (OL7: file overwrites), tomcat (OL7: HTTP request smuggling), and tomcat6 (OL6: HTTP request smuggling).

Red Hat has updated firefox (RHEL5,6,7: multiple vulnerabilities), flash-plugin (RHEL5,6: multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.6.0-ibm (RHEL5,6: multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.7.0-ibm (RHEL5: multiple vulnerabilities), kernel (RHEL7: privilege escalation), kernel-rt (RHEL7; RHEMRG2.5: privilege escalation), kexec-tools (RHEL7: file overwrites), kvm (RHEL5: code execution), pcs (RHEL7; RHEL6: privilege escalation), qemu-kvm (RHEL7; RHEL6: code execution), qemu-kvm-rhev (RHEL7, RHEL6, RHEL OSP4,5,6: code execution), tomcat (RHEL7: HTTP request smuggling), tomcat6 (RHEL6: HTTP request smuggling), and xen (RHEL5: code execution).

Scientific Linux has updated kvm (SL5: code execution) and xen (SL5: code execution).

Slackware has updated mozilla (multiple vulnerabilities).

SUSE has updated php5 (SLE12: multiple vulnerabilities).

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IBM Embraces Open Source RAD Platform

LinuxToday - sze, 2015-05-13 16:45
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Six Ways Open Source Benefits Your Business

LinuxToday - sze, 2015-05-13 15:45
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What if Windows went open source tomorrow?

LinuxToday - sze, 2015-05-13 13:45
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Debian PPAs Won't Work with Ubuntu or Viceversa

LinuxToday - sze, 2015-05-13 04:45
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Symple PC's Gift to Reglue

LinuxToday - k, 2015-05-12 23:45
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Nowhere to Run or Hide in the Technology Age

LinuxToday - k, 2015-05-12 23:15
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How to view torrent file content on Linux

LinuxToday - k, 2015-05-12 23:15
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