Author Archives: Filip Komar

PwnKit (polkit’s pkexec exploit) – CVE-2021-4034

The update fixing the issue for Mageia 8 was released Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:31 UTC (05:31 EST). For anyone still running Mageia 7 (or older releases), the recommendation is … As root run “chmod 0755 /usr/bin/pkexec”.That will mean pkexec … Continue reading

Posted in Mageia, QA, security, Updates | 1 Comment

Mageia 7 beta 2 is out!

We are very proud to announce that Mageia 7 beta 2 is available for everyone to download! This new beta comes with lots of bugfixes and updates, and it is one of our best beta releases. Of course, there is … Continue reading

Posted in alpha, Mageia, QA, release, test | 24 Comments