Ubuntu

Ubuntu: 1962-1: ubuntu-system-service vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com: ubuntu-system-service could be tricked into bypassing polkitauthorizations.

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Ubuntu forum defaced, breached by hackers

LinuxSecurity.com: A website dedicated to discussion of the Ubuntu Linux distribution was breached on Saturday, with hackers gaining access to encrypted passwords and email addresses.

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Ubuntu: 1892-1: ubuntu-release-upgrader vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com: ubuntu-release-upgrader would crash when attempting to upgrade.

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HoneyDrive Desktop v0.2 Released – Honeypot LiveCD

LinuxSecurity.com: HoneyDrive is a virtual appliance (OVA) with Xubuntu Desktop 12.04 32-bit edition installed. It contains various honeypot software packages such as Kippo SSH honeypot, Dionaea malware honeypot, Honeyd low-interaction honeypot, Glastopf web honeypot along with Wordpot, Thug honeyclient and more.

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Booting Linux using UEFI can brick Samsung laptops

LinuxSecurity.com: Booting Linux using UEFI just once on various Samsung laptops is enough to permanently stop them working. Several reports have been posted on the Ubuntu bug tracker, but the problem is likely to also be present in other Linux distributions, as it appears to be caused by a kernel driver for Samsung laptops.

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