Meike Chabowski
By: Meike Chabowski

April 9, 2020 5:34 pm

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Creating Virtual WLAN Interfaces

This article has been contributed by Felix Niederwanger, Software Engineer at SUSE.     Overview When it comes to testing and virtual devices for testing purposes, the Linux kernel is always a surprisingly rich source. I’m at the moment working on setting up an openQA test for wpa_supplicant, probably the most […]

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Marco Varlese
By: Marco Varlese

August 7, 2018 7:27 am

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Accelerate your network with OvS-DPDK

Introduction First of all, to set some expectations to you, this blog-post does not focus on what DPDK or OpenVSwitch (OvS) are but it tries to provide the information required to have them running on a SUSE distribution. If you require detailed information about DPDK or OvS design, architecture, internals or API then please refer […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

August 6, 2018 5:00 pm

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SUSE addresses “SegmentSmack” attack

Today, on August 6th 2018, researchers from FICORA have published a remote denial of service attack against Linux Servers, called "SegmentSmack" (CVE-2018-5390). Due to inefficient programming remote attackers could use a lot of compute resources by exploiting worst-case behaviour in the TCP segment reassembly code of newer Linux Kernels, which could allow even single […]

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