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F22 Beta, feedback for Fedora Workstation, security challenge, better Spins website, and PyCon report

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →

Worried about GHOST? Don’t be, on supported Fedora versions.

There’s a quite serious security vulnerability making the news today (ZDNet, Ars Technica), CVE-2015-0235, nicknamed “GHOST”. It happens that this flaw was fixed in glibc-2.18 (but quietly, and the full implications don’t seem to have been widely noticed). That means… Continue Reading →

More CVE-2014-3566 information on Red Hat’s Security Blog

I mentioned earlier that I’d update on this, and here we go. Our friends over in the Red Hat security team have posted POODLE – An SSL 3.0 Vulnerability (CVE-2014-3566), an article explaining the vulnerability in (not terribly technical) depth…. Continue Reading →

What you need to know about the SSLv3 “POODLE” flaw (CVE-2014-3566)

Good morning everyone! Another security vulnerability is hitting the tech (and mainstream!) press, and we want to make Fedora users get straight, simple information. This one is CVE-2014-3466, and the cute nickname of the day is “POODLE”. Here’s the basics:… Continue Reading →

Shellshock: How does it actually work?

By now, you’ve probably seen this magic incantation, or variations, sent all around as a quick test for vulnerability to CVE-2014-6271, known as “Shellshock”, because in this post-Heartbleed world, apparently all security flaws will have cute over-dramatic names. env x='()… Continue Reading →

Shellshock update: bash packages that resolve CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169 available

UPDATE: The updated packages are now available in the official Fedora repositories. View this post for up-to-date details on how to install on your Fedora system. Updated packages that resolve CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169 (collectively known as “Shellshock”) have now been… Continue Reading →

Previous fix for Shellshock Bash vulnerability incomplete — updated Fedora packages soon

UPDATE: Packages that resolve both “shell shock” CVEs are now available.  It turns out that the fix for the previously reported Bash flaw CVE-2014-6271 (sometimes referred to as “shellshock”) was incomplete, and a new CVE (CVE-2014-7169) has been issued to… Continue Reading →

Flock (You’re Not Too Late!), Unsigned Packages in F21, Security, Marketing, and Notifications (5tFTW 2014-07-29)

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to follow it all. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the five… Continue Reading →

OpenSSL Security Update now available for Fedora

Updated Fedora 19 and Fedora 20 packages for OpenSSL that address several issues (including CVE-2014-0224) are now available in Fedora. The Fedora Packages that contain the fixes for these issues are: openssl-1.0.1e-38.fc19 (Fedora 19) openssl-1.0.1e-38.fc20 (Fedora 20) From the Red… Continue Reading →

Update on CVE-2014-0160, aka “Heartbleed”

Reposting official announcement on behalf of Robyn Bergeron: Hello again, Fedora community. This is an update on Fedora’s response to CVE-2014-0160 (aka “Heartbleed”). This is a critical security vulnerability that requires your immediate attention. Updates are now available, and are… Continue Reading →

Five Things in Fedora This Week (2014-04-08)

Heartbleed and Fedora, Flock proposal voting, Gnome 3.12, Fedora.next website refresh, and Fedora at Red Hat Summit….

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