Linux Release Roundup: Curlew, Cantata & Google Chrome

appsAnother week, another batch of welcome Linux app updates to round-up — and another one of these rather difficult post intros to write! This week we’re taking in updates from a diverse range of apps: from a nifty media converter to a nimble music player, by way of a largely unknown web browser called “Google […]

This post, Linux Release Roundup: Curlew, Cantata & Google Chrome, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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RHSA-2018:1815-1: Important: chromium-browser security update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for chromium-browser is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Supplementary.

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-2018-6123, CVE-2018-6124, CVE-2018-6125, CVE-2018-6126, CVE-2018-6127, CVE-2018-6129, CVE-2018-6130, CVE-2018-6131, CVE-2018-6132, CVE-2018-6133, CVE-2018-6134, CVE-2018-6135, CVE-2018-6136, CVE-2018-6137, CVE-2018-6138, CVE-2018-6139, CVE-2018-6140, CVE-2018-6141, CVE-2018-6142, CVE-2018-6143, CVE-2018-6144, CVE-2018-6145, CVE-2018-6147

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RHSA-2018:1812-1: Important: java-1.7.1-ibm security update

RHN Satellite and Proxy: An update for java-1.7.1-ibm is now available for Red Hat Satellite 5.6 and Red
Hat Satellite 5.7.

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-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2581, CVE-2018-2588, CVE-2018-2599, CVE-2018-2602, CVE-2018-2603, CVE-2018-2618, CVE-2018-2629, CVE-2018-2633, CVE-2018-2634, CVE-2018-2637, CVE-2018-2641, CVE-2018-2657, CVE-2018-2663, CVE-2018-2677, CVE-2018-2678

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Mozilla's Common Voice Project Now Multilingual, Victory at Sea Pacific Coming Soon to Linux, Thunar 1.8 Released and More

News briefs for June 7, 2018.

Mozilla yesterday announced that its Common Voice project, which is
crowdsourcing a large dataset of human voices for use in speech
technology, will now be
multilingual. You currently can donate your voice in German, French and Welsh,
and Mozilla will be adding 40+ languages soon.

Victory at Sea
Pacific
, a new game announced on
Twitter
by Evil Twin Artworks, is coming soon to Linux.
The game lets you “engage in tactical search and destroy naval warfare across
WWII’s Pacific ocean in this huge open world Real Time Strategy.” See also a
story on GamingOnLinux
for more details.

Thunar 1.8, the latest stable release of Xfce’s desktop file manager, is now
available, Phoronix
reports
. Thunar 1.8 is now finally running fully on GTK3, and it “also
features a completely revised pathbar, GOjbect introspection support, styling
updates, and a variety of other changes”. See the release
notes
for more information.

Bugcrowd made its 2018
Bugcrowd State of Bug Bounty Report
available yesterday. Bugcrowd notes that during
the past year there’s been “an increase of 21% in total vulnerabilities
reported, and an increase of 36% in total bug bounty payouts”. The report
promises a “deep dive into the most common and emerging vulnerabilities found
over the past year”.

Drupalgeddon2 continues. Ars
Technica reports
that more than 115,000 university, government and media websites “remained wide open to
hacker takeovers because they hadn’t installed critical patches released
10 weeks ago”, according to security researcher Troy Mursch earlier this
week. A different researcher noted that “many of the sites were already
compromised and were being used to surreptitiously mine cryptocurrencies or
push malware on unsuspecting visitors”.

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