Author Archives: LinuxSecurity.com

Mageia 2019-0045: wavpack security update

LinuxSecurity.com: Joonun Jang discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain RF64 files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (CVE-2018-6767). It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain DSDIFF files.

Mageia 2019-0043: libssh security update

LinuxSecurity.com: libssh versions 0.6 and above have an authentication bypass vulnerability in the server code. By presenting the server an SSH2_MSG_USERAUTH_SUCCESS message in place of the SSH2_MSG_USERAUTH_REQUEST message which the server would expect to initiate authentication, the attacker could successfully authentciate

Fedora 29: php Security Update

LinuxSecurity.com: **PHP version 7.2.14** (10 Jan 2019) **Core:** * Fixed bug php#77369 (memcpy with negative length via crafted DNS response). (Stas) * Fixed bug php#71041 (zend_signal_startup() needs ZEND_API). (Valentin V. Bartenev) * Fixed bug php#76046 (PHP generates "FE_FREE" opcode on the wrong line). (Nikita) **Date:** * Fixed bug php#77097 (DateTime::diff gives wrong diff when the

Fedora 28: php Security Update

LinuxSecurity.com: **PHP version 7.2.14** (10 Jan 2019) **Core:** * Fixed bug php#77369 (memcpy with negative length via crafted DNS response). (Stas) * Fixed bug php#71041 (zend_signal_startup() needs ZEND_API). (Valentin V. Bartenev) * Fixed bug php#76046 (PHP generates "FE_FREE" opcode on the wrong line). (Nikita) **Date:** * Fixed bug php#77097 (DateTime::diff gives wrong diff when the

Mageia 2019-0041: rdesktop security update

LinuxSecurity.com: rdesktop has been updated to fix multiple CVE's. Fix memory corruption in process_bitmap_data - CVE-2018-8794 Fix remote code execution in process_bitmap_data - CVE-2018-8795 Fix remote code execution in process_plane - CVE-2018-8797 Fix Denial of Service in mcs_recv_connect_response - CVE-2018-20175

There’s a simple reason why your new smart TV was so affordable: It’s collecting and selling your da

LinuxSecurity.com: Massive TVs with razor-thin frames, brilliant image quality, and streaming services built-in are more affordable than ever thanks to companies like Vizio and TCL. If you want a 65-inch 4K smart TV with HDR capability, one can be purchased for below $500 - a surprisingly low price for such a massive piece of technology, nonetheless one that's likely to live in your home for years before you upgrade.

15+ Password Cracking Techniques Used By Hackers 2019

LinuxSecurity.com: Putting up a good and long password is advised by cybersecurity, however, cybersecurity doesn't teach us how to identify the hacker hacking into your computer. It doesn't matter how strong you are creating passwords, there is always be an option for hackers to crack your passwords.