Sine Nomine Associates is proud that our in-house team, led by Michael Meffie, has contributed to the new OpenAFS Major release OpenAFS 1.8.0 Alpha. You can find information on the release and the distribution at http://openafs.org/.
On October 17, 2018 Slashdot posted news that an authentication bypass in Libssh leaves servers open for hacking. 'Ars Technica reported: "a four-year-old bug in the Secure Shell implementation known as libssh that makes it trivial for just about anyone to gain unfettered administrative control of a vulnerable server."'
OpenAFS 1.8.2 and 1.6.23 are the next releases in the current and old stable series of releases for UNIX/Linux systems. Previous versions contained a severe vulnerability when the in-tree backup system is used, and additional vulnerabilities of moderate severity, which are fixed in these releases.
At last week's Open Source Summit, hosted by The Linux Foundation, "Rocket Software joined the Open Mainframe Project as a Platinum Member, standing among members IBM and CA Technologies as key contributors to the Zowe framework," according to an article by Shrey Fadia at TechZone 360.
The OpenAFS Guardians are happy to announce the availability of the latest stable release of OpenAFS, version 1.8.1.
Ohio LinuxFest, which takes place October 12-13, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio, will offer a training course, Introduction to Wireless Ethical Hacking with Kali Linux, at this year's conference.
The OpenAFS Guardians are happy to announce the availability of the first prerelease candidate for OpenAFS 1.8.1.
SNA Principle Engineer Neale Ferguson will be speaking at the upcoming VMWorkshop 2018. His presentation is entitled Managing and Orchestrating Docker Containers with OpenShift. VMWorkshop takes place June 28-June 30, 2018 at NCA&T in Greensboro, NC.
The abstract of Neale's presentation reads: