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 51 
 on: November 06, 2014, 11:36:18 am 
Started by uelsk8s - Last post by The Headacher
Sorry for the long delay. Running xfdesktop does get me a desktop but not even close to the functionality I was used to. Anyhow, this is just on my play laptop, and I don't really care enough to spend lots of time trying to fix this with a workaround. I just figured that this was a problem in the distro that perhaps should be solved before going final. Users loosing their desktops in the 'stable' seems like a sure way to get lots of complaints.

 52 
 on: November 05, 2014, 01:06:25 pm 
Started by roarde - Last post by roarde
Given an on-disk /boot/vmlinuz-3.x.x, is there a way to look at the files in its RootFS, or at least list them?

 53 
 on: November 04, 2014, 05:07:03 pm 
Started by d_s - Last post by wigums
yea surf was one of my builds that fell into obscurity over more pressing matters at the time. the package is broken at the moment. i will give it some attn as soon as i can

 54 
 on: November 04, 2014, 04:46:49 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
several security issues have been found in php
i have upgraded php for 7.1 but have not for 7.0 yet
i will get the 7.0 packages out as soon as possible

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3669

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3670

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3668

7.1 packages can be found in untested repos per normal


http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86/
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86_64/

 55 
 on: November 04, 2014, 03:41:31 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
upgraded firefox-esr to fix some security issues. there are new packages for 7.1 only right now. i have NOT upgraded 7.0 yet

as usually they are in the untested repos of 7.1

http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86/
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86_64/

i will upgrade firefox-esr for 7.0 as soon as possible

 56 
 on: November 04, 2014, 02:05:34 pm 
Started by holidays - Last post by M0E-lnx
2 more spammers?

 57 
 on: November 04, 2014, 02:04:58 pm 
Started by vincent2 - Last post by M0E-lnx
VectorLinux 7.1 already has 1.16 by default

 58 
 on: November 04, 2014, 03:34:05 am 
Started by vincent2 - Last post by vincent2
A vulnerability that grants an attacker writing access to the file system of the computer and can even execute code exists in the popular wget download tool. Only the recursive mode of wget, enabled with the parameter -m, is affected according to current knowledge. The recursive mode is used to make a full copy of a HTTP or FTP server, including all resources linked on the start address (example: wget -m http://ftp://192.168.3.67)

 If wget is trying to pull a copy of the contents of a FTP server, a modified server can create a symlink to the root file system and write any content to this, provided that the rights of the user allow this. The server could place e.g. a binary on the computer and run a cron job to ensure it gets executed. The gap was discovered by Rapid7, who are also behind the Metasploit project.


 A Metasploit module exists to test for the vulnerability, which sadly means that we probably will soon see attacks against this flaw in the wild.

 Users of wget should update immediately to version 1.16, because all older versions are vulnerable to this attack.

 You can find the download links of the new versions here:
wget.addictivecode.org/FrequentlyAskedQuestions#download

 Please make sure that no other software uses an outdated version of wget, as some software brings its own version with it.

 59 
 on: November 03, 2014, 06:32:28 pm 
Started by holidays - Last post by cristina2014
To transfer your pictures from iphone to the computer, you should rely on a third parety program. It can help you transfer iphone data to computer easily.
http://www.mobikin.com/idevice/transfer-photos-from-iphone-to-computer.html

 60 
 on: November 03, 2014, 06:12:32 pm 
Started by holidays - Last post by holidays
I want to transfer my photos from iphone 5 to computer for share

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