Articles and News
Unauthorized RCE in VMware vCenter
In this post, the author explains how he discovered a severe RCE in VMware vCenter and how an attacker can exploit it.
#vmware #web-application-security #rce
New Browser-Tracking Hack Works Even When You Flush Caches or Go Incognito
The article reveals a technique serving user-specific favicons to circumvent existing counter-tracking-measures.
How NASA Designed a Helicopter That Could Fly Autonomously on Mars
This article is dedicated to Perseverance rover’s Mars Helicopter Ingenuity. It is running NASA’s open-sourced framework F Prime on top of a Linux-based OS.
Deep PostgreSQL Thoughts: Resistance to Containers is Futile
The author shares his thoughts about running Postgres in a container.
Faster, More Efficient Systems for Finding and Fixing Regressions
This post explains Facebook’s engineering team’s measures to detect a more significant percentage of regressions earlier in the engineering life cycle.
Projects and Releases
Because Ansible is switching to semantic versioning, the version number of this release is 3.0.0 instead of 2.11.0.
Google OSV (Open Source Vulnerabilities)
»The goal of OSV is to provide precise data on where a vulnerability was introduced and where it got fixed, thereby helping consumers of open source software accurately identify if they are impacted and then make security fixes as quickly as possible.«
Zenytal Server 7.0
The newest version of Zenital Server is based on Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS and comes with Samba 4.11.
PDF: Apple Plaform Security
In this document, Apple explains the different security aspects of its platform.
bit is an experimental modernized git CLI built on top of git that provides happy defaults and other niceties.«
Introducing veb(4) - A New Virtual Ethernet Bridge in OpenBSD
The main difference between
veb and the existing
bridge interface is how they use interfaces as ports.
Open Source Society University
The OSSU curriculum is an education in CS, using online materials.
Nextcloud Hub 21
Amongst other improvements, release 21 of Nextcloud hub brings a high-performance back-end for Nextcloud Files.
Reclaim Your Face
Reclaim Your Face is a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) petition for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices.