Call For Papers for the No cON Name 2013 conference. It will be held in Barcelona, Spain, from November 1st through the 2nd, 2013.
This whitepaper discusses the security of Apple iOS with particular focus on its usage in the workplace.
Ubuntu Security Notice 1829-1 - Mathias Krause discovered an information leak in the Linux kernel's ISO 9660 CDROM file system driver. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine some of the kernel's heap memory. Mathias Krause discovered a flaw in xfrm_user in the Linux kernel. A local attacker with NET_ADMIN capability could potentially exploit this flaw to escalate privileges. A buffer overflow was discovered in the Linux Kernel's USB subsystem for devices reporting the cdc-wdm class. A specially crafted USB device when plugged-in could cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.
Slackware Security Advisory - New mozilla-thunderbird packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues.
Slackware Security Advisory - New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues.
Debian Linux Security Advisory 2669-1 - Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service, information leak or privilege escalation.