Two protocol handlers give attackers the ability to inject malicious code into X Font Server (XFS). Linux systems are only vulnerable to local attacks. The X Font Server is not accessible over networks by default.more »
A Red Hat update has just been released to close various vulnerabilities in the Xen virtualization solution, one of which was caused by an error in a Python script.more »
An unknown software researcher discovered a highly critical vulnerability in the Star Office package. Manufacturer Sun has released patches to resolve the issue.more »
Four bugs have been discovered in the free Image Magick image manipulation Software and classified as highly critical by several security research services. A new version closes the security holes.more »
The KDE Display Manager (KDM) can be exploited to allow users to log in without a password. This would give users the ability to log in as other users or even root.more »
A moderately critical vulnerability was discovered in the QUtf8Decoder of Trolltech's Qt Framework.more »
The latest version of Samba, 3.0.26, removes a moderately critical vulnerability that only occurs in combination with Microsoft's Active Directory Service.more »
No less than five vulnerabilities were eradicated by the release of a new version of the Apache Web server.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.