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:
The countdown to the 2018 VM Workshop at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC continues with a little over a month to complete your registration. Please keep in mind that in order to receive a complimentary polo shirt and the dinner reception, your registration must be received by May 31.
The Missouri University Lab for Educational Games (MULE) is sponsoring a student programming competition, using the C# language and many 3D content creation tools in the Unity game engine.