Thursday, October 9, 2014

News: the versions 3.13 and 3.14 of the kernel can be hijacking.

A vulnerability in the Linux kernel has the consequence that a remote attacker TCP hijacking.
According to this, the kernel can be hijacking.
This some numerical values of the kernel, like TCP sequence number, which an attacker can take over TCP connections easier.

News: Open SSH 6.7 released.

The developers have begun a restructuring of the code.
It base to make parts of Open SSH as a library to access.
The Open-BSD developers write here about this new released:

OpenSSH 6.7 has just been released. It will be available from the mirrors listed at shortly. OpenSSH is a 100% complete SSH protocol version 1.3, 1.5 and 2.0 implementation and includes sftp client and server support. Once again, we would like to thank the OpenSSH community for their continued support of the project, especially those who contributed code or patches, reported bugs, tested snapshots or donated to the project.