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Slackware: 2014-356-02: php: Security Update

Tuesday 23rd of December 2014 02:08:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: New php packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]

Slackware: 2014-356-03: xorg-server: Security Update

Tuesday 23rd of December 2014 02:08:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: New xorg-server packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]

Slackware: 2014-356-01: ntp: Security Update

Tuesday 23rd of December 2014 02:08:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: New ntp packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]

Debian: 3111-1: cpio: Summary

Monday 22nd of December 2014 08:14:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Gentoo: 201412-33 PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabilities

Monday 22nd of December 2014 05:01:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PowerDNS Recursor, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Red Hat: 2014:2031-01: kernel: Important Advisory

Monday 22nd of December 2014 03:28:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Long Life. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Red Hat: 2014:2030-01: kernel: Important Advisory

Monday 22nd of December 2014 03:25:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Red Hat: 2014:2029-01: kernel: Important Advisory

Monday 22nd of December 2014 03:15:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Red Hat: 2014:2028-01: kernel: Important Advisory

Monday 22nd of December 2014 03:14:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Advanced Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Gentoo: 201412-32 sendmail: Information disclosure

Monday 22nd of December 2014 10:09:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: A vulnerability in sendmail could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information.

Ubuntu: 2449-1: NTP vulnerabilities

Monday 22nd of December 2014 08:36:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in NTP.

Debian: 3109-1: firebird2.5: Summary

Sunday 21st of December 2014 05:47:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Debian: 3107-2: subversion: Summary

Saturday 20th of December 2014 03:56:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Debian: 3108-1: ntp: Summary

Saturday 20th of December 2014 03:37:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Debian: 3107-1: subversion: Summary

Saturday 20th of December 2014 01:28:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Debian: 3106-1: jasper: Summary

Saturday 20th of December 2014 08:46:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Red Hat: 2014:2025-01: ntp: Important Advisory

Friday 19th of December 2014 10:11:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated ntp packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Red Hat: 2014:2024-01: ntp: Important Advisory

Friday 19th of December 2014 10:06:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated ntp packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Ubuntu: 2448-2: Linux kernel regression

Friday 19th of December 2014 07:53:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: USN-2448-1 introduced a regression in the Linux kernel.

Ubuntu: 2447-2: Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) regression

Friday 19th of December 2014 07:53:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: USN-2447-1 introduced a regression in the Linux kernel.

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