USN-3581-3: Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi 2) vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3581-3 23rd February, 2018 linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Summary Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel. Software description linux-raspi2 – Linux kernel for Raspberry Pi 2 Details Mohamed Ghannam discovered that the IPv4 raw socket implementation in theLinux kernel

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USN-3583-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3583-1 23rd February, 2018 linux vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel. Software description linux – Linux kernel Details It was discovered that an out-of-bounds write vulnerability existed in theFlash-Friendly File System (f2fs) in

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USN-3583-2: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3583-2 23rd February, 2018 linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel. Software description linux-lts-trusty – Linux hardware enablement kernel from Trusty for Precise ESM Details USN-3583-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for

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FTC Releases Article on Choosing VPN Apps for Mobile Phones

Original release date: February 22, 2018 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued guidance to consumers considering using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for their mobile phones. Some mobile phone users choose to use VPNs to shield the information on their phones when using public Wi-Fi networks. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages consumers to review the FTC article

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Understanding Zero-Day Vulnerabilities & Attacks

In computer science, a vulnerability is considered to be a zero-day vulnerability if it’s unknown to all parties interested in patching it, such as: The team maintaining the project The users of the project Vulnerability researchers Vulnerability researchers are the good guys – people who won’t take advantage of the vulnerability for their own gain

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USN-3578-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1 21st February, 2018 wavpack vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Summary Several security issues were fixed in WavPack. Software description wavpack – audio codec (lossy and lossless) – encoder and decoder Details It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain DSDIFF files.An attacker

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USN-3581-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3581-1 22nd February, 2018 linux vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Summary Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel. Software description linux – Linux kernel Details Mohamed Ghannam discovered that the IPv4 raw socket implementation in theLinux kernel contained a race condition

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