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Canonical Fixes Linux Kernel (Quantal HWE) Vulnerability in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

A security vulnerability that was discovered in the Linux kernel, affecting the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system, has been announced by Canonical. According to Canonical, the system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator. A bound-checking error has been discovered for netlink messages requesting SOCK_DIAG_BY_FAMILY. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to ... Read More »

Ubuntu Developer Summit is Dead, Long Live Online UDS

Canonical announced earlier today, February 26, that they have decided to replace the  physical Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) event, which took place every six months at a designated location (both in Europe and US), with an online event, scheduled to run every three months, starting with next week. The Ubuntu Developer Summi… (read more) Read More »

Graphics Runtime Environment Improved in RazorSQL 6.0.4

RazorSQL, an SQL query tool, database browser, SQL editor, and database administration tool for multiple platforms, including Linux and Solaris, is now at version 6.0.4. Highlights of RazorSQL 6.0.4: • Tools have been added for H2, HSQLDB, Derby, and PostgreSQL; • An option to specify an import file start row, on the import command, has been added; • A fetch ... Read More »