Linode Security Digest January 21 – 28, 2023
We discuss how Sudoedit can edit arbitrary files, Drupal and Git security advisories, and a denial of service vulnerability in HAProxy.
Release Day: Automating the Linux Distro (featuring Ubuntu 20.04)
Today marks an eventful day in the Linux world with the release of Ubuntu 20.04, the next LTS (long-term support) version of one of the most popular distributions. As with Ubuntu 18.04 two years ago, we are expecting that this will become our most widely-deployed image, which is already available to all Linode customers.
Information on Intel’s Latest Vulnerabilities and Linode
Intel recently disclosed two new security vulnerabilities – L1D Eviction Sampling (CVE-2020-0549) and Vector Register Sampling (CVE-2020-0548) – that could allow for data leakage between guests that share the same physical CPU. Customers don’t need to take any action at the moment (no need to power off your Linodes), but we want to provide everyone […]