Archive for the ‘Debian’ Category

New Privilege Escalation Flaw Affects Most Linux Distributions

October 26th, 2018
An Indian security researcher has discovered a highly critical flaw in X.Org Server package that impacts OpenBSD and most Linux distributions, including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, and Fedora. Xorg X server is a popular open-source implementation of the X11 system (display server) that offers a graphical environment to a wider range of hardware and OS platforms. It serves as an

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New Debian Releases Fix PHP, VirtualBox Bugs

September 14th, 2015

The maintainers of Debian have released new versions of the operating system to fix several vulnerabilities, including a number of bugs in PHP and an unspecified flaw in Oracle’s VirtualBox application. There are new versions of the stable and oldstable releases of Debian available, which fix the security vulnerabilities. Among the patches is one for […]

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