Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Ganglia Vulnerability

There is a Ganglia vulnerability that potentially allows remote users to execute unauthorized scripts. This has been fixed in the EPEL Ganglia for EL6, and doesn't seem to affect the EPEL Ganglia for EL5.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

sudo update

An update for sudo  was released yesterday which can prevent privilege escalation in certain situations.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Scientific Linux Updates

Since Thursday there have been 31 Scientific Linux updates announced, mostly for SL6. The full list is here. Also, a local user privilege escalation bug fix for the SL6 kernel was announced a few weeks ago. Please upgrade as needed.