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Linux Developers Patch Security Holes Faster than Anyone Else, Says Google Project Zero

Linux programmers do a better job of patching security holes than programmers at Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
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Patches Published Speed Up Linux Kernel Assembly 50%-80%

Ingo Molnar, the well-known Linux kernel developer and author of CFS Task Scheduler (Completely Fair Scheduler), proposed for discussion in the Linux kernel development mailing list, a series of patches affecting more than half of all the files in the kernel source. The series provides an increase in the total rebuilding core speed 50-80% depending […]

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Run Your Own CI Pipeline with GStreamer’s New Monorepo

Maintaining a non-trivial set of GStreamer patches can be tricky. Thanks to the recent move to a single, unified git repo, you can now easily run a GStreamer continuous integration pipeline on your own GitLab instance. Here’s how.
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UPDATE NOW: Vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.49 Allows Files Outside of the Site Root to be Retrieved

A matter of urgency generated an update of http-server Apache 2.4.50, which eliminated an already actively exploited 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-41773 ), allowing you to access your files from areas outside the site root. The vulnerability can be used to load arbitrary system files and source texts of web scripts that are readable by the user […]

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Latest Ubuntu Linux Kernel Security Updates Fix 12 Vulnerabilities, Patch Now

This latest kernel update is here to address a total of 12 security vulnerabilities affecting the Linux 5.4 LTS kernel in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS systems, as well as the Linux 5.11 kernel in Ubuntu 21.04 systems on all supported architectures and platforms. For all supported Ubuntu releases, the new Linux kernel […]

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New Ubuntu Linux Security Patches Fix Up to Seven Vulnerabilities, Update Now

The new Ubuntu Linux security patches are available for the Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo), Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa), and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system series, and addresses three security issues related to the Bluetooth subsystem and NFC implementation affecting all three releases. These are CVE-2021-3564 and CVE-2021-3573, two flaws discovered in the […]

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