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Updated freetype packages that fix various security issues are now available for CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and 2.1 server software.

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Since version 4.3, gcc changed its behavior concerning the x86/x86-64 ABI and the direction flag, that is it now assumes that the direction flag is cleared at the entry of a function and it doesn’t clear once more if needed. According to LWN article GCC 4.3.0 exposes a kernel bug: A change to GCC for […]

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Linux kernel version from 2.6.17 to 2.6.24.1 all are affected because of vmsplice bug. The exploit code can be used to test if a kernel is vulnerable and it can start a root shell. => Debian Bug report logs => Fix 1 and Fix 2 Update: See how to apply a patch to kernel source […]

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