Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

December 14, 2020 7:32 am

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SUSE statement on Amnesia:33 vulnerabilities

Researchers from Forescout research labs have published a set of new software vulnerabilities that affect embedded TCP/IP stacks. The set of vulnerabilities, called AMNESIA:33, only affects small parts of the SUSE Linux Enterprise set of packages. The Linux Kernel TCP/IP implementation is not affected by these vulnerabilities, as it uses its own IP stack. The […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

November 16, 2020 11:48 am

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SUSE Releases Fix for SADDNS Vulnerability

Security researchers from University of California and Tsinghua University have identified a new variant of DNS cache poisoning attacks called SADDNS ("Side-channel AttackeD DNS") due to newly identified side channel attack against ICMP replies. This reappearance of the DNS cache poisoning attack allows remote attackers to pretend to be different hosts, if your […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

November 10, 2020 6:31 pm

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SUSE releases fixes for new PLATYPUS attack

Today security researchers from TU Graz have published a new side-channel information leak attack using power metering in modern Intel CPUs. With this side-channel attack on power consumption fluctuations it is possible to extract secret information on the same CPU, like for instance key material from SGX enclaves or the Linux kernel, or KASLR information […]

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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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