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Torvalds says he has no strong opinions on systemd

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:00

 ITwire: Linux creator Linus Torvalds is well-known for his strong opinions on many technical things.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Finally Arrive on Linux

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:00

 softpedia: The Linux version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to have been in the works for ages, but now there is finally some news about it, although it's nothing definitive.

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Micro Focus Acquiring Attachmate for $2.3B

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:00

EnterpriseAppsToday: Deal will bring Novell, SUSE and NetIQ under the Micro Focus fold.

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Security advisories for Monday

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:59

Fedora has updated curl (F20: two
cookie-handling vulnerabilities), GraphicsMagick (F19: code execution), libreoffice (F20: file disclosure), and procmail (F20: code execution).

Mageia has updated dump (denial
of service/possible code execution), glibc
(two vulnerabilities),

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Samsung Open Source Group’s Linux Kernel Updates and More from LinuxCon

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:28

 The Samsung Open Source Group shares its top highlights of LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, as well as looks forward to what we can expect from LinuxCon Europe next month in Germany.

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog contributed by the Samsung Open Source Group.

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MesosCon Highlights: Apache Mesos 0.20 and Docker Support

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:00

Linux.com: MesosCon started with a keynote from Benjamin Hindman, one of the creators of the project and Mesos team lead.

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Bodhi Linux Lead Steps Down

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:44

Bodhi Linux developer Jeff Hoogland writes, "I am sure anyone who has been following the Bodhi project has taken note that the 3.0.0 release timeline has not happened as expected. Due to a variety of reasons I would like to announce today that I will no longer be actively developing Bodhi Linux..."

I am sure anyone who has been following the Bodhi project has taken note that the 3.0.0 release timeline has not happened as expected. Due to a variety of reasons I would like to announce today that I will no longer be actively developing Bodhi Linux.

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Torvalds Says He Has No Strong Opinions on Systemd

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:42

Linux creator Linus Torvalds is well-known for his strong opinions on many technical things. But when it comes to systemd, the init system that has caused a fair degree of angst in the Linux world, Torvalds is neutral.

Linux creator Linus Torvalds is well-known for his strong opinions on many technical things. But when it comes to systemd, the init system that has caused a fair degree of angst in the Linux world, Torvalds is neutral.

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Release of KDE Frameworks 5.2.0

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:00

KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

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CVE-2014-5407 (vampset)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Schneider Electric VAMPSET 2.2.136 and earlier allow local users to cause a denial of service (application halt) via a malformed (1) setting file or (2) disturbance recording file.

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CVE-2014-4763 (filenet_content_foundation, filenet_content_manager)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Content Navigator in Content Engine in IBM FileNet Content Manager 5.2.x before 5.2.0.3-P8CPE-IF003 and Content Foundation 5.2.x before 5.2.0.3-P8CPE-IF003 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted URL.

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CVE-2014-3796 (nsx, vcloud_networking_and_security)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

VMware NSX 6.0 before 6.0.6, and vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) 5.1 before 5.1.4.2 and 5.5 before 5.5.3, does not properly validate input, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

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CVE-2014-3617 (moodle)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

The forum_print_latest_discussions function in mod/forum/lib.php in Moodle through 2.4.11, 2.5.x before 2.5.8, 2.6.x before 2.6.5, and 2.7.x before 2.7.2 allows remote authenticated users to bypass the individual answer-posting requirement without the mod/forum:viewqandawithoutposting capability, and discover an author's username, by leveraging the student role and visiting a Q&A forum.

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CVE-2014-3077 (storwize_unified_v7000, storwize_v7000_unified_software)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

IBM SONAS and System Storage Storwize V7000 Unified (aka V7000U) 1.3.x and 1.4.x before 1.4.3.4 store the chkauth password in the audit log, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this log file.

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CVE-2014-2377 (integraxor)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

Ecava IntegraXor SCADA Server Stable 4.1.4360 and earlier and Beta 4.1.4392 and earlier allows remote attackers to discover full pathnames via an application tag.

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CVE-2014-2376 (integraxor)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

SQL injection vulnerability in Ecava IntegraXor SCADA Server Stable 4.1.4360 and earlier and Beta 4.1.4392 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified vectors.

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CVE-2014-2375 (integraxor)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

Ecava IntegraXor SCADA Server Stable 4.1.4360 and earlier and Beta 4.1.4392 and earlier allows remote attackers to read or write to arbitrary files, and obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (disk consumption), via the CSV export feature.

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CVE-2014-0993 (embarcadero_c++builder_xe6, embarcadero_delphi_xe6)

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:55

Buffer overflow in the Vcl.Graphics.TPicture.Bitmap implementation in the Visual Component Library (VCL) in Embarcadero Delphi XE6 20.0.15596.9843 and C++ Builder XE6 20.0.15596.9843 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted BMP file.

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LedgerSMB 1.4.0 released

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:43

Version 1.4.0 of the LedgerSMB accounting system is out. It features a new
contact management subsystem, a reworked report generation subsystem,
better integration with other business applications, and more. The
announcement left out download information; those who are interested can
find the software at ledgersmb.org.

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Jeff Hoogland Leaves Bodhi

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:00

 FOSSforce: Jeff Hoogland, the lead developer of Bodhi Linux, said in a blog post on Friday that "for a variety of reasons," he is stepping down from the leadership of his "labor of love."

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