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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2009:198: firefox

Article Source Mandriva Linux Security Advisories Security issues were identified and fixed in firefox 3.0.x: Security researcher Juan Pablo Lopez Yacubian reported that an attacker could call window.open() on an invalid URL which looks similar to a legitimate URL and then use document.write...
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Ubuntu Security Notice 813-2: Apache vulnerability

Article Source Ubuntu Security NoticesAugust 7, 2009, 6:06 pm A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the...
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Ubuntu Security Notice 813-1: apr vulnerability

Article Source Ubuntu Security NoticesAugust 7, 2009, 5:57 pm A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 8.04LTS Ubuntu 8.10Ubuntu 9.04 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading...
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Mandriva: MDVSA-2009:196: samba

Article Source Mandriva Linux Security Advisories Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in samba: Multiple format string vulnerabilities in client/client.c in smbclient in Samba 3.2.0 through 3.2.12 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format...
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GLSA 200908-03 (Normal): tiff

Article Source Gentoo Linux Security Advisories Two vulnerabilities have been reported in libTIFF: wololo reported a buffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat() function (CVE-2009-2285). Tielei Wang of ICST-ERCIS, Peking University reported two integer overflows...
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GLSA 200908-04 / adobe-flash acroread

Article Source Gentoo Linux Security Advisories Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Flash Player: lakehu of Tencent Security Center reported an unspecified memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2009-1862). Mike Wroe reported an unspecified vulnerability, related...
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Mandriva: MDVSA-2009:195-1: apr

Article Source Mandriva Linux Security Advisories A vulnerability has been identified and corrected in apr and apr-util: Multiple integer overflows in the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library and the Apache Portable Utility library (aka APR-util) 0.9.x and 1.3.x allow remote attackers to...
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Gartner: Some Risk, Minimal Savings with Oracle Linux

Article Source The Open RoadAugust 7, 2009, 9:01 am When Oracle decided to fork Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it did so under the banner of offering improved support and lower costs for its customers. Oracle Enterprise Linux has failed to set the world on fire, perhaps in part, as Gartner...
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The Open-Source Imperative for System Integrators

Article Source The Open RoadAugust 7, 2009, 6:37 am Open source has been a big winner in the recession, given its ability to drive down costs. For those that think the proprietary world can easily follow suit, however, simply by giving away "express" versions of their software, or through...
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Sun HPC Software, Linux Edition 2.0

Article Source insideHPCAugust 7, 2009, 5:21 am Rich Brueckner posts on his blog that Sun HPC Software, Linux Edition 2.0 is now out. It simplifies the deployment of HPC clusters by providing a ready-made framework of software components to use to turn a bare-metal system into a running HPC...
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