Monthly Archives: May 2012

RHEL/CentOS PHP and PHP53 packages

As reported last week, the very popular IUS repository had released updated PHP 5.3 packages that fix the PHP-CGI query string parameter vulnerability.  However, we were still waiting for updated packages from Red Hat. As it turns out, the PHP and PHP53 packages … Continue reading

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Expect RHEL 7 For Mid-2013

NetworkWorld today reported that Red Hat has announced the release of RHEL 7 for the second half of 2013.  This is on track with Red Hat’s plans to release a new version of RHEL every 3 years along with a 10 … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder From The ISC: Reserved IP Address Space

Today, the ISC Diary had a great post about reserved  addresses ranges and how not all of them should be used in internal networks (e.g. 192.168.1.4, 10.0.0.27). Included was a table explaining what net blocks are suitable for your LAN. I … Continue reading

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Rackspace sponsored IUSCommunity PHP 5.3 Update released

The IUS repository has released updated PHP 5.3 packages that fix the PHP-CGI query string parameter vulnerability I previously blogged about.  UPGRADE NOW! We’re still waiting for the updated packages from Red Hat and CentOS, but we’ll blog about those as soon … Continue reading

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Backup regularly, Test often!

There is a video circulating around the tech blogs this week posted by YouTube user pixarsuperfan10 and taken from an extra included on the Blu-ray versions of Toy Story 1 & 2. The story in the video is about how a user … Continue reading

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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 60 Day Trial

Red Hat is offering a 60 day trial installation of RHEV 3.  RHEV is an enterprise virtualization product based on RHEL and KVM.  You can read more about it at Wikipedia and on Red Hat’s own product page. The benefits of … Continue reading

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Open Source Virtualization – KVM

If you need a free virtualization solution, I strongly recommend ESXi.  Even the free, limited version works very well in small environments. However, if you’re thinking of going the open source route, KVM is an up and comer in the … Continue reading

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PHP mod_cgi full fix finally released

PHP developers have released a second (and hopefully final) fix for the much publicized mod_cgi PHP vulnerability. According to this post over at ThreatPost, the new fix was released yesterday and is available via the PHP 5.3.13  and 5.4.3 updates. Even … Continue reading

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