Work is Underway to Make the GNOME Web Browser Mobile Friendly

purism phone gifTo do well, the upcoming Linux-powered Librem 5 smartphone will need a decent set of mobile-ready apps — and a good web browser is key to that. Hoping to step up to the plate is GNOME Web (aka Epiphany), whose developers are working hard to make sure that the webkit-based browser is in fine form […]

This post, Work is Underway to Make the GNOME Web Browser Mobile Friendly, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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RHSA-2018:1369-1: Moderate: qemu-kvm-rhev security and bug fix update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for qemu-kvm-rhev is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Moderate. 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-2018-7550, CVE-2018-7858

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RHSA-2018:1351-4: Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Advanced
Update Support and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Telco Extended Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Moderate. 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.

[Updated 10 May 2018]

The references to CVE-2017-5754 x86 (32-bit) mitigation were removed because Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Advanced Update Support and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6.6 Telco Extended Update Support do not include support for x86 32-bit
architecture. Consequently, impact rating of this erratum was changed from
Important to Moderate.
CVE-2018-8897

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RHSA-2018:1350-2: Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Advanced
Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Moderate. 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.

[Updated 10 May 2018]

The references to CVE-2017-5754 x86 (32-bit) mitigation were removed because Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Advanced Update Support does not include support for
x86 32-bit architecture. Consequently, impact rating of this erratum was changed
from Important to Moderate.
CVE-2018-8897

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RHSA-2018:1349-4: Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Advanced
Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Moderate. 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.

[Updated 10 May 2018]

The references to CVE-2017-5754 x86 (32-bit) mitigation were removed because Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Advanced Update Support does not include support for
x86 32-bit architecture. Consequently, impact rating of this erratum was changed
from Important to Moderate.
CVE-2018-8897

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RHSA-2018:1346-4: Important: kernel security and bug fix update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Extended
Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Important. 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-2018-8897

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RHSA-2018:1319-4: Important: kernel security and bug fix update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Important. 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-2017-1000410, CVE-2017-13166, CVE-2017-18017, CVE-2017-7645, CVE-2017-8824, CVE-2018-8897

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Gnome Login Screen Redesign, CentOS Update, VirtualBox, Mender Team and IoT

News briefs for May 11, 2018.

In GNOME related news, version 3.28.2 officially landed sporting the infamous memory leak fix and much more. The project is now shifting its focus to 3.30.

While on the topic of GNOME and the future of the desktop environment, a lot of work has been invested in redesigning the login screen. So far, things are looking pretty slick…

The CentOS project just released version 7 1804, which is the free spin of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5.

Oracle recently announce the available of VirtualBox 5.2.12. This latest update includes support for the Linux 4.17 kernel, alongside your typical bug fixes.

Recently launched, the Mender team is providing Linux IoT users with an automated SaaS to update and manage their devices, all OTA. Be sure to check them out.

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