Tag Archives: Linux

Rumor: Microsoft supports "Windows Mode" in Linux

[German]This is a cool thing that Microsoft and the Linux developer community around Linus Torvalds are planning for the future. Up to now, Microsoft's developers have been tinkering with a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in Windows, so that the … Continue reading

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motionEyeOS: People who want to continue the project wanted

[German]motionEyeOS is a Linux distribution that turns your single-board computer into a video surveillance system. However, the developer of motionEyeOS can no longer actively work on this project for personal reasons, as he writes. If anyone is interested in taking … Continue reading

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Dirty Pipe Linux vulnerability allows root access

[German]A vulnerability CVE-2022-0847, known as Dirty Pipe, exists in almost all Linux distributions and allows unprivileged users to gain root privileges in Linux kernel 5.8 and above. Linux distributions, IoT devices (and possibly Android systems, if they already use kernel … Continue reading

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Linux: Microsoft recommendation on enforcement mode against Active Directory takeover may cause issues

[German]Microsoft recommends installing the November 2021 security updates on Windows servers that operate as DCs as protection against a domain takeover caused by the vulnerabilities CVE-2021-42287 and CVE-2021-42278. And Micrsooft also recommends enabling so-called enforcement mode to protect against the … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 21.04: Support ends January 20, 2022

Small hint for people who are still using Ubuntu 21.04. This was released on April 22, 2021, as you can read here. According to this page, support expires in January 2022 – 9too4linux.com has it a bit more precise in … Continue reading

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Astra Group has developed a software stack with an Exchange Server replacement for Russia

[German]The russian Astra Group has developed a replacement for Microsoft's Exchange Server that fully implements its functionality. The product is scheduled to hit the Russian market at the end of the first quarter of 2022. The company intends to fully … Continue reading

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14 Vulnerabilities in BusyBox

[German]Security researchers from JFrog and Claroty Team82 have found 14 vulnerabilities in the popular BusyBox tool. All vulnerabilities were confidentially reported to the developer of BusyBox and fixed in version 1.34.0, which was released on August 19. The vulnerabilities could … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in Linux Kernel

[German]There is a vulnerability in the kernel of all popular Linux distributions that researchers from SentinelLabs made public a few days ago. A TIPC module in all common Linux distributions can be exploited by heap overflow attacks that can lead … Continue reading

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Malware targets the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

[German]Security researchers from Lumen's Black Lotus Labs have come across several malware samples that can infect the Windows subsystem for Linux and then switch to the native Windows environment. Experts had outlined this scenario back in 2017. Thus, the Microsoft … Continue reading

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Patch Microsoft Azure vulnerabilities OMIGOD in Linux VMs

[German]Those responsible for Linux VMs under Microsoft Azure need to react immediately. Management agents have been silently installed, that have RCE and LPE vulnerabilities. The vulnerability, called OMIGOD, must be patched manually because there is no Azure update mechanism. Advertising

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