Systemd Security Holes Discovered, GNOME three.31.four Released, Mozilla Launches Flexbox Inspector, Timesys Announces New Version of TimeStorm IDE and Clonezilla Live (2.6.Zero-37) Now Available
News briefs for January 11, 2019.
Three new safety holes just lately have been found out in Systemd by way of the Qualys safety
corporate. From ZDNet:
“With any of those an area person can acquire root privileges.
Worse nonetheless, Qualys stories that ‘To the most productive of our wisdom, all
systemd-based Linux distributions are inclined.’
Actually, that isn’t somewhat true, even Qualys admits. ‘SUSE Linux Enterprise
15, openSUSE Leap 15.Zero, and Fedora 28 and 29 don’t seem to be exploitable as a result of
person area is compiled with GCC’s -fstack-clash-protection.'” Red Hat has
already launched patches for 16864
three.31.four was once launched this week. This liberate marks the primary construction
liberate of 2019, so other people are inspired to take a look at it and take a look at it. You can get
the authentic BuildStream snapshot right here
and the supply programs right here. For
the record of updates and adjustments, cross right here.
broadcasts the release of Flexbox Inspector: “The new Flexbox
created by way of Firefox DevTools, is helping builders perceive the sizing,
positioning, and nesting of Flexbox components. You can check it out now in
Firefox DevEdition or sign up for us for its authentic release in Firefox 65 on January
Timesys Corporation just lately introduced a brand new liberate of TimeStorm Integrated
Development Environment. Timesys TimeStorm five.three.2 IDE “is designed to
streamline, simplify, and boost up the introduction of protected Internet of Things
(IoT) and embedded Linux packages.” According to the announcement, the brand new
IDE additionally options “give a boost to for Windows 10 and a Timesys-built Windows
installer. The Eclipse-based TimeStorm IDE supplies Windows 10 OS customers with
an already acquainted construction surroundings, making it simple to create embedded
Linux merchandise inside of a Windows surroundings.”
Clonezilla are living (2.6.Zero-37) is now to be had. This new liberate for the
partition and disk imaging/cloning program options primary improvements and
trojan horse fixes. The underlying GNU/Linux OS is now up to date and founded
on Debian Sid and the kernel up to date to four.19.13-1. See the announcement
for main points.
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