Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mageia Identity Security Breach

A user was able to gain access to our LDAP database and has published the email addresses and names, as well as apparent password hashes, of anyone who has signed up to identity.mageia.org. However, the published hashes do not match those on record, and all capitalisation … Continue reading

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Spectre-Meltdown mitigation update

This update comes to us courtesy of tmb, our kernel magician: Since we released 4.14.18 yesterday, we now are in pretty good shape with the mitigations, especially on x86_64. We now have bits in place for Spectre v1, v2 and Meltdown. … Continue reading

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Fosdem 2018 – and a very little roundup

Before we get to FOSDEM, an important update came through in the last few hours – this follows tmb’s explanation from the last roundup: MGASA-2018-0125 – Updated kernel packages fix security vulnerabilities Publication date: 11 Feb 2018 URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2018-0125.html Type: security … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 2018 – Week 5

The flood of updates has slowed a little this week: sox (Mga 5, 6); java-1.8.0-openjdk (Mga 5,6); rsyncMga 5,6; gdk-pixbuf2.0 (Mga5) – as always, check Mageia Advisories for details. Along with the 409 updates that have gone into Cauldron, there’s … Continue reading

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