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OpenSSH Security Vulnerability information and patch details.

Bryan Lunduke

January 14, 2016 10:24 am

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There’s a new security vulnerability in town that goes by the name of CVE-2016-0777 (and CVE-2016-0778). Catchy, I know. In a nutshell, this is a leak in the OpenSSH client that can allow malicious servers to get the private key of a roaming client. Obviously that is not a good thing. This vulnerability works by exploiting an undocumented …

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Open Source Software Defined Storage: why Ceph development is now, and always will be, a team sport.

Bryan Lunduke

January 11, 2016 7:13 pm

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‘‘East is East, and West is West and never the twain shall meet’. Rudyard Kipling Here’s a statement of the obvious: proprietary software, and open source software have diametrically opposed business models. The former is the traditional business model of software companies: the vendor writes the code exclusively in-house, defines the roadmap, and then sells …

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Open source vs proprietary software: Two reasons why OpenStack has a business model that works for the customer (not the vendor)

Bryan Lunduke

December 14, 2015 11:11 am

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Ever since Richard Stallman – that legendary stalwart of the Free Software Movement – started the GNU project in 1983, open source software has generated intensely polarized, even passionate, opinions. With a wide divide between those in favor and those against, there is no shortage of people willing to share a negative opinion about the …

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SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 3

Bryan Lunduke

September 16, 2015 4:05 pm

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SUSECon 2015 is fast approaching — hitting Amsterdam (The Netherlands) this November. Here’s just a quick sampling of the over 100 sessions available — on everything from OpenStack to Enterprise Storage to Linux Kernel patching. Control: Open Build Service for Administrators The Open Build Service is a sophisticated tool that facilitates building and packaging software. …

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SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlights – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

August 12, 2015 8:14 pm

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Let’s take a few brief moments to look at just three of the huge number of sessions (over 100 of them) for the upcoming SUSECon 2015 — which takes place in Amsterdam this November. Control: Managing and Monitoring SUSE Enterprise Storage Your shiny new multi-petabyte storage cluster is deployed. Data is flying over the network, …

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15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

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This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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BIND vulnerability — What to know, how to update.

Bryan Lunduke

July 28, 2015 5:25 pm

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On July 28, researchers at the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of BIND, announced that they had discovered a code defect which can allow denial of service (DoS) attacks to be executed relatively easily against BIND servers.  A deliberately constructed packet can exploit an error in the handling of …

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SUSECon 2015 – Session Highlight

Bryan Lunduke

July 12, 2015 11:21 pm

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SUSECon 2015 arrives in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) this November — and, with it, a smorgasbord of sessions across a wide array of Open Source, Enterprise and Linux related topics.  Here are just three of them. Control: Deploy OpenStack; The SUSE Cloud Experience Come join in on this awesome hands on deployment experience utilizing SUSE OpenStack …

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OpenSSL vulnerability — not a problem for SUSE

Bryan Lunduke

July 9, 2015 11:47 am

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A new vulnerability in OpenSSL has been discovered — specifically only if you are running OpenSSL versions 1.0.2c, 1.0.2b, 1.0.1n and 1.0.1o.  This vulnerability relates to certificate validation, and could allow an attacker to bypass that validation. That’s the bad news. The good news is that no releases of SUSE Linux Enterprise (or openSUSE) are affected by …

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SUSE Enterprise Storage continues its winning streak

Bryan Lunduke

June 29, 2015 2:01 pm

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Earlier this year, SUSE Enterprise Storage took home the “Product of the Year” crown at the Network Computing Awards. Now, just a few months later, we are taking home two more trophies from the 12th annual  Storage Awards (aka “The Storries”) presented by Storage Magazine The “Editors Choice” award for SUSE Enterprise Storage as well …

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