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Study: Largest vendors account for fewer software flaws

http://www.linuxworld.com

Though it might not seem that way, the top 10 most vulnerable software vendors - and, yes, that includes Microsoft - are contributing a smaller percentage of all vulnerability disclosures per year compared to five years ago.

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Linus Torvalds on Core 2 Duo Errata: "Totally insignificant"

http://www.dailytech.com

“These processors are buggy as hell, and some of these bugs don’t just cause development/debugging problems, but will *ASSUREDLY* be exploitable from userland code," Raadt said.

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Linus contradicts OpenBSD founder on Intel TLB issue

http://blogs.zdnet.com

OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt has been making a lot of noise over a change in Intel’s current generation Core 2 microprocessor goes as far to claim that this will lead to serious security flaws. Linus Torvalds by contrast has given a completely opposite view of the situation

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Theo de Raadt on Intel Core 2

http://marc.info

Various developers are busy implimenting workarounds for serious bugs in Intel's Core 2 cpu.
These processors are buggy as hell, and some of these bugs don't just cause development/debugging problems, but will *ASSUREDLY* be exploitable from userland code.

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Shuttleworth urges Linux patch and bug collaboration

http://www.linux-watch.com

"When Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu founder and CEO of Canonical Ltd., spoke at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit at the Googleplex, he didn't talk about Ubuntu, patents, or hardware vendor partnerships. Instead he devoted his keynote speech to the importance of collaboration in fixing bugs and getting timely patches out to Linux users."

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OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 fixes bugs, enhances security

http://www.desktoplinux.com

The OpenOffice.org community yesterday released a bugfix and security update of the latest OO.org release and dubbed it version 2.2.1. No new features have been added since version 2.2 was released in late March, a team spokesperson said in the release announcement.

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