News Category: Enterprise

Ubuntu Security Notice 815-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities

Article Source Ubuntu Security NoticesAugust 11, 2009, 11:43 am It was discovered that libxml2 did not correctly handle root XML document element DTD definitions. If a user were tricked into processing a specially crafted XML document, a remote attacker could cause the application linked...
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Red Hat Celebrates Its 10-year IPO Anniversary

Article Source The Open RoadAugust 11, 2009, 9:28 am Ten years ago today on August 11, 1999, Red Hat saw its shares triple in an initial public offering that ushered in a new era of commercial open-source prosperity. Iain Gray, then a Sun employee and now Red Hat's vice president of Global...
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IDC: Open Source Revenues to Almost Triple by 2013

The open source software industry has an unlikely benefactor--it turns out that the global recession is one of the best friends that open source can have as businesses from large to small that are looking to save money have been opening their IT shop doors wide and giving it a try. According to a...
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Qt Software Changes Name Again

Article Source The HAugust 11, 2009, 6:17 am Nokia has announced that Qt Software is now Qt Development Frameworks, and that the company will now reside at qt.nokia.com instead of qtsoftware.com. The reason given by Daniel Kihlberg, director of global sales and marketing at Nokia, is that...
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Ubuntu Security Notice 814-1: openjdk-6 vulnerabilities

Article Source Ubuntu Security NoticesAugust 10, 2009, 10:53 pm It was discovered that the XML HMAC signature system did not correctly check certain lengths. If an attacker sent a truncated HMAC, it could bypass authentication, leading to potential privilege escalation. (CVE-2009-0217) It...
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VMware Puts Squeeze on Red Hat with SpringSource Buy

Article Source The Open RoadAugust 10, 2009, 3:41 pm I've been writing a lot lately about SpringSource, largely because it has demonstrated a big vision (nothing less than the redefinition of the application server and an end-to-end application story), and so I wasn't terribly surprised today...
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Buttering Up Linux File Systems

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum The last couple of years have seen a surge in file system development. Sun open sourced ZFS and acquired Lustre. Quantum, Panasas, IBM, HP, NetApp and Red Hat have all boosted their file system development efforts. And NFS is getting a major overhaul in the...
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1205-1: Moderate: httpd security and bug fix update

Article Source Red Hat Security Updates Updated httpd packages that fix multiple security issues and a bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Apache HTTP Server is a popular...
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1204-1: Moderate: apr and apr-util security update

Article Source Red Hat Security Updates Updated apr and apr-util packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Apache Portable Runtime (...
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1203-1: Important: subversion security update

Article Source Red Hat Security Updates Updated subversion packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent...
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