CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-573.3.1 Released

CentOS 6 Linux kernel 2.6.32-573.3.1 has recently been released. Update type(s): security and bugfix Resolved CVEs: CVE-2015-5364 CVE-2015-5366 * When removing a directory, and a reference was held to that directory by a reference to a negative child dentry, the directory dentry was previously not killed. In addition, once the negative child dentry was killed, an unlinked and unused ... Read More...

CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-504.30.3 Released

CentOS 6 Linux kernel 2.6.32-504.30.3 has recently been released. Update type(s): security Resolved CVEs: CVE-2011-5321 CVE-2015-1593 CVE-2015-2830 CVE-2015-2922 CVE-2015-3636 A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's virtual console implementation handled reference counting when accessing pseudo-terminal device files (/dev/pts/*). A local, unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2011-5321, Moderate) * It was found that ... Read More...

CRITICAL OpenSSL Vulnerability “Heartbleed” in OpenSSL 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f – How to patch this bug on your CentOS system

Heartbleed Bug Summary A new bug in OpenSSL has been discovered that allows a remote attacker to access parts of memory on systems using vulnerable versions of OpenSSL (eg: HTTPS). This can allow an attacker to gain access to private keys, usernames, passwords and eavesdrop on encrypted traffic. For more information, ... Read More...

Bug in GnuTLS library discovered – allows attackers to bypass SSL trivially – update your GnuTLS now!

What is the GnuTLS bug? Red Hat has discovered a bug in the GnuTLS (GNU Transport Layer Security) package that may allow attackers to trivially bypass SSL (CVE-2014-0092). RHEL, CentOS, Debian and other popular Linux distributions are susceptible to potential eavesdropping due to this bug. What version of GnuTLS is affected? At this ... Read More...