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Carlie Fairchild
Fri, 04/20/2018 – 11:21

Each month, we provide a cartoon in need of a caption. You submit your caption, we choose three finalists, and readers vote for their favorite. The winning caption for this month’s cartoon will appear in the June issue of Linux Journal.

To enter, simply type in your caption in the comments below or email us, publisher@linuxjournal.com.

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Mozilla's Common Voice Project, Red Hat Announces Vault Operator, VirtualBox 5.2.10 Released and More

News briefs April 20, 2018.

Participate in Mozilla’s open-source Common Voice Project, an
initiative to help teach machines how real people speak: “Now you can donate
your voice to help us build an open-source voice database that anyone can
use to make innovative apps for devices and the web.” For more about the
Common Voice Project, see the story on
opensource.com.

Red Hat yesterday announced
the Vault Operator, a new open-source project that “aims to make it easier
to install, manage, and maintain instances of Vault—a tool designed
for storing, managing, and controlling access to secrets, such as tokens,
passwords, certificates, and API keys—on Kubernetes clusters.”

Google might be working on implementing dual-boot functionality in Chrome OS
to allow Chromebook users to boot multiple OSes. Softpedia
News reports
on a
Reddit
thread
that references “Alt OS” in recent Chromium Gerrit commits.
This
is only speculation so far, and Google has not confirmed it is working on
dual-boot support for Chrome OS on Chromebooks.

Oracle recently released
VirtualBox 5.2.10. This release addresses the CPU (Critical Patch Updates) Advisory for
April 2018 related to Oracle VM VirtualBox
and several other
improvements, including fixing a KDE Plasma hang and having multiple NVMe
controllers with ICH9 enabled. See the Changelog for all the
details.

Apple yesterday announced
it has open-sourced its FoundationDB cloud database. Apple’s goal is “to
build a community around the project and make FoundationDB the foundation
for the next generation of distributed databases”. The project is now
available on
GitHub.

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RHSA-2018:1191-1: Critical: java-1.8.0-openjdk security update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for java-1.8.0-openjdk is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a
detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE
link(s) in the References section.
CVE-2018-2790, CVE-2018-2794, CVE-2018-2795, CVE-2018-2796, CVE-2018-2797, CVE-2018-2798, CVE-2018-2799, CVE-2018-2800, CVE-2018-2814, CVE-2018-2815

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RHSA-2018:1188-1: Critical: java-1.8.0-openjdk security update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for java-1.8.0-openjdk is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a
detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE
link(s) in the References section.
CVE-2018-2790, CVE-2018-2794, CVE-2018-2795, CVE-2018-2796, CVE-2018-2797, CVE-2018-2798, CVE-2018-2799, CVE-2018-2800, CVE-2018-2814, CVE-2018-2815

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