Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

October 15, 2020 3:16 pm

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SUSE Releases Fixes for BleedingTooth Vulnerabilities

Yesterday evening, Google and Intel published a new set of software vulnerabilities that affect machines running Linux Kernels that use Bluetooth. The set of vulnerabilities, called BleedingTooth, impact SUSE Linux Enterprise systems with enabled Bluetooth hardware. There are 3 separate issues bundled into this set: CVE-2020-24490 (BadVibes): A heap overflow when processing extended advertising report […]

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Prachi Ray
By: Prachi Ray

October 12, 2020 9:38 am

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Trust SUSE for maximizing SAP system availability! (Part 2 of 2)

Continuous uptime for SAP systems is now achievable with SUSE! Guest Blog by : Sivakumar Varadananjayan, Cognizant Part1 of this series: “How to maximize your SAP System availability by using SUSE ”- provides a view on how SUSE helps in achieving continuous uptime and also a step by step guide to SAP S/4HANA […]

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Carla Schroder
By: Carla Schroder

September 23, 2020 6:35 pm

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Is Open Source a Religion?

Is open source a religion? There is a persistent myth that free/open source software (F/OSS) supporters think of F/OSS as a religion. SUSE is the largest open source software company, so that would make us, what, a church with the cutest mascot? Of course this is wrong and F/OSS is not a religion, though the […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

September 17, 2020 1:37 pm

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SUSE Addresses “ZeroLogon” Vulnerability

On September 11, Secura research published a new software vulnerability called “ZeroLogon”, which exploits a protocol weakness in the SMB Netlogon protocol. This vulnerability may affect users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running Samba servers in older or non-standard configurations. Attackers could use it to bypass access control to the domain controller. A workaround […]

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Brice Dekany
By: Brice Dekany

August 21, 2020 8:37 am

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SUSE Manager and openSCAP: 200 security rules made for you

OpenSCAP is an opensource tool to test and verify security compliance against a set of rules. Did you know that SUSE provides more than 200 rules in its own SCAP Security Guide? See French version Of course there is the SLES Hardening Guide but there is a lot of other security certifications like STIG DISA, […]

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Carolina Pereira
By: Carolina Pereira

August 13, 2020 4:07 pm

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SQL Server on Linux Journey – Part 2: On premises success

On Part 1 of this series we covered our first SUSE encounter with Microsoft and how a few years later, the most deployed database in the world, SQL Server, started offering support for Linux platforms. Now, we’ll move on to cover the on-premises success reached by the SQL on Linux combination even though some […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

July 27, 2020 8:39 am

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SUSE addresses BootHole security exposure

Security researchers from Eclypsium have published an attack called BootHole today. This attack requires root access to the bootloader used in Linux operating systems, GRUB2. It bypasses normal Secure Boot protections to persistently install malicious code which cannot be detected by the operating system. Given the need for root access to the bootloader, the described […]

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Raj Meel
By: Raj Meel

July 21, 2020 1:03 pm

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

June 9, 2020 4:39 pm

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SUSE addresses Special Register Buffer Data Sampling (SRBDS) aka CrossTalk attack

Today Intel and security researchers published a number of security issues covering various Intel hardware and software components in their IPU 2020.1 release. One of those issues is a side-channel information leak attack against special registers, like the Intel CPU random register. Memory can not be read out, only previously generated random values could […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

May 29, 2020 6:55 pm

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Maintaining SUSE Linux support during the pandemic

  The global pandemic and resulting government shelter-in-place or quarantine measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus have shifted the priorities of IT organizations away from non-critical maintenance and upgrades. Unfortunately, the planned end of General Support date for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack 4 happens to be in […]

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