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Apache CouchDB 1.0.0 suffers potential data loss bug - Update

http://couchdb.apache.org

Apache CouchDB 1.0.0 users are at risk of potential data loss as a critical bug is found in the NoSQL database

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Will Mozilla's $3,000 bug bounty make Firefox secure?

http://blog.internetnews.com

Mozilla is increasing the amount it pays security researchers for bugs from $500 up to $3,000. I personally think that's a very good thing.

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X-Server problems in Ubuntu 10.04 release candidate

http://www.h-online.com

Users testing Ubuntu 10.04 release candidate are being asked to pay attention to a possible memory hole in X-Server and to test a bug fix if they are affected

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X.org server memory leake bug fix released for ubuntu 10.04 [Call for testing]

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

We are looking for people to help test this update. If you want to test the updated packages be sure to your put your results on the wiki page listed below.

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Apache bug prompts update advice

http://www.zdnet.com.au

IT security company Sense of Security has discovered a serious bug in Apache's HTTP web server, which could allow a remote attacker to gain complete control of a database.

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Bug fixing in Gentoo: How we are performing

http://blog.hartwork.org

I’ve been playing with matplotlib and Gentoo bug numbers from the last ~6 month to be able to see how we are performing at fixing bugs lately. This is the current output:

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Video: Andrew Tanenbaum on Bugs and Minix' Reincarnation Server

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Linux Pro Magazine met the author of numerous standard works in informatics and the most famous Linux critic at the Fosdem in Brussels.

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Ubuntu: More Bugs than Ever?

http://cheesemedia.net

If you're a frequent Ubuntu user chances are you've heard of people suggesting that Ubuntu has gotten decidedly buggy and broken, with even The Register commenting on the lack of polish in Ubuntu 9.10.

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The five-minutes-fix myth

http://blog.flameeyes.eu

One of the complains I often get for my QA work (which I have to say is vocally not appreciated even by the other devs), is that I could just go on and fix the issues I find rather than opening bug for them. No it does not take five minutes to fix something, I can assure you!

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Open source bugs fixed quicker than commercial software

http://www.v3.co.uk

Open-source code is more prone to severe flaws than commercial software, but bugs get fixed more quickly, according to revealing new research from application security firm Veracode.

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Fedora 12 lets unprivileged users install packages

http://lwn.net

Fedora bug #534047 contains an interesting Fedora 12 surprise: "PackageKit allows you to install signed content from signed repositories without a password by default. It only asks you to authenticate if anything is unsigned or the signatures are wrong.

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Torvalds bashes vendor-sec private Linux security list

http://blog.internetnews.com

Last week, Linux was tagged with a local NULL pointer flaw that could have led to a privilege escalation issue. Linux founder Linus Torvalds pushed a patch upstream quickly and now that patch is in the Linux 2.6.31 -rc6 milestone.

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Mozilla confirms new crash bug in Firefox 3.5.1 not exploitable

http://mozillalinks.org

Mozilla has confirmed a crash bug in the latest Firefox 3.5.1 related to how its JavaScript handle certain long Unicode strings that could lead to a crash on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.

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Mozilla closes security hole with Firefox 3.5.1

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Mozilla updated Firefox to version 3.5.1 for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Thursday, fixing a security problem, improving stability, and speeding launch time on some Windows systems, according to the release notes.

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Mozilla Updates Firefox 3.5 for Security, Startup

http://www.internetnews.com

Mozilla's Firefox 3.5.1 browser is now out with fixes for one critical zero-day vulnerability that first became public earlier this week.

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