News Category: Enterprise

Living on the Edge of Rails [Parts 1 & 2]

Article Source Linux MagazineAugust 20, 2009, 6:56 am From Part 1: One of the reasons I enjoy working with Rails is its dynamism. Everything about the platform bristles with energy: The community is helpful, charitable, and gregarious; the Ruby language is chock-full of tricks; and the tools...
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Ubuntu Security Notice 820-1: Pidgin vulnerability

Article Source Ubuntu Security NoticesAugust 20, 2009, 6:35 am Federico Muttis discovered that Pidgin did not properly handle certain malformed messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with user...
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Slackware Security Announcement 2009-08-19 kernel [updated] (SSA:2009-231-01)

Article Source Slackware Security Announcements [slackware-security] kernel [updated] (SSA:2009-231-01)   This is a followup to the SSA:2009-230-01 advisory noting some errata.   The generic SMP kernel update for Slackware 12.2 was built using the .config for a huge kernel, not a generic one....
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Slackware Security Announcement 2009-08-19 pidgin (SSA:2009-231-02)

Article Source Slackware Security Announcements [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2009-231-02)   New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix a security issue.   More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)...
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Why Are Computer Hardware Vendors Such Snoopy Control-Freak Weirdos?

Article Source LinuxPlanet Â¬â  Here we go again: the new Sony PS3 is smaller, sleeker, consumes less power, and looks like a nice little machine. Linux users have been hacking the PS3 in all kinds of ingenious ways: ¬â Â¬â Â¬â  * Hacking the PS3 camera¬â Â¬â Â¬â  * How-To: Install Ubuntu On...
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Ubuntu Security Notice 809-1: GnuTLS Vulnerabilities

Article Source Ubuntu Security NoticesAugust 19, 2009, 4:53 pm Moxie Marlinspike and Dan Kaminsky independently discovered that GnuTLS did not properly handle certificates with NULL characters in the certificate name. An attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view...
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Nine Things To Do With Your Linux eeePC

The size of the eeePC makes it a nice little machine to take with you everywhere. Equipped with eeeBuntu, the netbook will easily fill most of your day-to-day computer needs. Since eeeBuntu is a full-fledged version of Linux, it has a huge array of labor-saving applications and capabilities. I...
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Fedora EPEL 4 Security Update: ocsinventory-1.02.1-3.el4

Article Source Fedora EPEL 4 UpdatesAugust 19, 2009, 8:37 am Resolved Bugs517837 - OCS Inventory NG: SQL injection in machine blacklisting A security issue has been found in GUI http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Aug/0143.html... Read More
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Fedora EPEL 5 Security Update: ocsinventory-1.02.1-3.el5

Article Source Fedora EPEL 5 UpdatesAugust 19, 2009, 8:37 am Resolved Bugs517837 - OCS Inventory NG: SQL injection in machine blacklisting A security issue has been found in GUI http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Aug/0143.html... Read More
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Fedora EPEL 5 Security Update: kobo-0.1.2-1.el5

Article Source Fedora EPEL 5 UpdatesAugust 19, 2009, 8:37 am Fix a security hole in krb5 middleware: a user was able to log in as different user to admin interface... Read More ¬â 
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