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Fedora 24 drupal7-7.52-1.fc24

Tuesday 29th of November 2016 10:56:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2016-005

Fedora 23 vagrant-1.8.1-3.fc23

Tuesday 29th of November 2016 06:57:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Fix nfs_cleanup security race and permissions (rhbz#1395040).

Fedora 23 teeworlds-0.6.4-1.fc23

Tuesday 29th of November 2016 06:56:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Fix for CVE-2016-9400

Fedora 23 drupal7-7.52-1.fc23

Tuesday 29th of November 2016 06:56:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2016-005

Red Hat: 2016:2825-01: thunderbird: Important Advisory

Tuesday 29th of November 2016 01:11:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact [More...]

Debian: 3725-1: icu: Summary

Sunday 27th of November 2016 12:40:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Fedora 23 bind-9.10.4-2.P4.fc23

Sunday 27th of November 2016 10:24:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-8864

Debian: 3726-1: imagemagick: Summary

Saturday 26th of November 2016 11:10:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Fedora 25 python-tornado-4.4.2-1.fc25

Saturday 26th of November 2016 06:01:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Update to 4.4.2: Security fixes * A difference in cookie parsing betweenTornado and web browsers (especially when combined with Google Analytics) couldallow an attacker to set arbitrary cookies and bypass XSRF protection. Thecookie parser has been rewritten to fix this attack. Backwards-compatibilitynotes * Cookies containing certain special characters (in particular semicolonand square brackets) are now parsed differently. * If the cookie headercontains a combination of valid and invalid cookies, the valid ones will bereturned (older versions of Tornado would reject the entire header for a singleinvalid cookie).

Fedora 23 sudo-1.8.18p1-1.fc23

Friday 25th of November 2016 02:29:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: - update to 1.8.18p1 - fixes CVE-2016-7076

Debian: 3724-1: gst-plugins-good0.10: Summary

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:56:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Debian: 3723-1: gst-plugins-good1.0: Summary

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:49:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Fedora 24 icu-56.1-7.fc24

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:46:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-7415

Fedora 24 zathura-pdf-mupdf-0.3.0-3.fc24

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:46:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-7504, CVE-2016-7505, CVE-2016-7506, CVE-2016-9017,CVE-2016-9108, CVE-2016-9109, CVE-2016-9294

Fedora 24 mujs-0-6.20161031gita0ceaf5.fc24

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:46:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-7504, CVE-2016-7505, CVE-2016-7506, CVE-2016-9017,CVE-2016-9108, CVE-2016-9109, CVE-2016-9294

Fedora 24 perl-DBD-MySQL-4.039-1.fc24

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:45:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-1249

Fedora 24 moodle-3.1.3-1.fc24

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:39:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: 3.1.3

Fedora 25 zathura-pdf-mupdf-0.3.0-3.fc25

Thursday 24th of November 2016 11:44:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-7504, CVE-2016-7505, CVE-2016-7506, CVE-2016-9017,CVE-2016-9108, CVE-2016-9109, CVE-2016-9294

Fedora 25 mujs-0-6.20161031gita0ceaf5.fc25

Thursday 24th of November 2016 11:43:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for CVE-2016-7504, CVE-2016-7505, CVE-2016-7506, CVE-2016-9017,CVE-2016-9108, CVE-2016-9109, CVE-2016-9294

Fedora 23 kernel-4.8.8-100.fc23

Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:38:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: The 4.8.8 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across thetree. ---- The 4.8.7 kernel rebase contains new hardware support, additionalfeatures, and a number of important bug fixes across the tree.

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