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  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by openSUSE (chromium), Oracle (flatpak and kernel), Red Hat (virt:8.3 and virt-devel:8.3), and SUSE (gssproxy and xen).

  • Reproducible Builds in March 2021

    In our monthly reports, we try to outline the most important things that have happened in the reproducible builds community. If you are interested in contributing to the project, though, please visit our Contribute page on our website.

    F-Droid is a large repository of open source applications for the Google Android platform. This month, Felix C. Stegerman announced apksigcopier, a new tool for copying signatures for .apk files from a signed .apk file to an unsigned one which is necessary in order to verify reproducibly of F-Droid components. Felix filed an Intent to Package (ITP) bug in Debian to include it in that distribution as well (#986179).

    On 9th March, the Linux Foundation announced the sigstore project, which is a centralised service that allows developers to cryptographically sign and store signatures for release artifacts. sigstore attempts to help developers who don’t wish to manage their own signing keypairs.

  • ISTIO-SECURITY-2021-002

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