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How To Install Fedora Linux On PlayStation 3 ( PS 3 )

Great information on how to install Fedora Linux on PS3. This is 3 part series.

Part 1 the Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) runs Linux®, but getting it to run well requires some tweaking. In this article, first in a series, Peter Seebach introduces the features and benefits of PS3 Linux, and explains some of the issues that might benefit from a bit of tweaking.

Part 2 of this series discusses getting the latest PS3 addons installed and updated on your system, and some of the configuration changes you can make to reduce the basic memory footprint until you've got a bit of breathing room.

Part 3 in this series looks at what you can do to get a usable X environment for doing simple graphical work, without losing the ability to run the compiler.

Debian Linux Security Update: Lighttpd DoS and Gaim Package Remote Security Issues

Debian Linux project released today bug fixes for lighttpd and gaim package.

Gaim packages fix execution of arbitrary code

It was discovered that gaim, an multi-protocol instant messaging client, was vulnerable to several integer overflows in its MSN protocol handlers. These could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

lighttpd packages fix multiple DOS issues

Several local/remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in lighttpd, a fast webserver with minimal memory footprint.

a) lighttpd 1.4.18, and possibly other versions before 1.5.0, does not properly calculate the size of a file descriptor array, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large number of connections, which triggers an out-of-bounds access.

b) connections.c in lighttpd before 1.4.16 might accept more connections than the configured maximum, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed assertion) via a large number of connection attempts.

How do I fix lighttpd and gaim security issues?

First, update the internal database, enter:
# apt-get update
Install corrected packages, enter:
# apt-get upgrade