RHSA-2018:0260-1: Moderate: systemd security update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for systemd is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. CVE-2018-1049

RHSA-2017:2788-2: Important: augeas security update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for augeas is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. CVE-2017-7555

USN-3553-1: Ruby vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3553-1 31st January, 2018 ruby2.3 vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary Several security issues were fixed in Ruby. Software description ruby2.3 – Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby Details It was discovered that Ruby failed to validate specification names.An attacker could possibly use a maliciously …

USN-3552-1: Firefox vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3552-1 31st January, 2018 firefox vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary Firefox could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website. Software description firefox – Mozilla Open Source web browser Details Johann Hofmann discovered that HTML …

USN-3554-1: curl vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3554-1 31st January, 2018 curl vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary Several security issues were fixed in curl. Software description curl – HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries Details It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain data. An attackercould …

USN-3554-2: curl vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3554-2 31st January, 2018 curl vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary curl could be made to expose sensitive information. Software description curl – HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries Details USN-3554-1 fixed vulnerabilities in curl. This updateprovides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. Original …

Critical Oracle Micros POS Flaw Affects Over 300,000 Payment Systems

Oracle has released a security patch update to address a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability that affects its MICROS point-of-sale (POS) business solutions for the hospitality industry. The fix has been released as part of Oracle’s January 2018 update that patches a total of 238 security vulnerabilities in its various products.According to public disclosure by ERPScan, the security firm which discovered …

Things to consider before buying a new smartphone

It’s a familiar story: Your old cell phone has done its duty, and now it’s high time for a new smartphone. The market is bursting with cutting-edge devices that are constantly outdoing themselves in the features department – and that are considered better than everything else. Bigger display, better camera, the best operating system … […] The post Things to …