Red Hat today released kernel updates to fix at least 15 security flaws in its core called Linux kernel. RHEL users can grab the latest updates from RHN website or by simply running yum update command. This update has been rated as having important security impact.
Last week one or more of Red Hat’s servers got cracked. Now, it has been revealed that both Fedora and Red Hat servers have been compromised. As a result Fedora is changing their package signing key. The intruder was able to sign a small number of OpenSSH packages relating only to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (i386 and x86_64 architectures only) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86_64 architecture only). This update has been rated as having critical security impact.
Firefox 3.0.1 has been released and available for download. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Mozilla. Use the following instructions to upgrade Firefox.
An updated firefox package that fixes several security issues is now available for various Linux distributions. All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to this updated package as update has been rated as having critical security impact.