Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 14, 2002
Mandrake Linux Advisory: libpng (Aug 14, 2002, 21:59)
"A buffer overflow was found in the in the progressive reader of
the PNG library when the PNG datastream contains more IDAT data
than indicated by the IHDR chunk..."
LinuxWorld Expo: First LSB-Certified Vendors To Be Named On Wednesday (Aug 14, 2002, 13:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: At LinuxWorld later today, the
Free Standards Group will announce Linux Standard Base (LSB) 1.1.
certification for either three or four of the 'top Linux
distributions,' plus some others, marking first-time
interoperability under the new standard..."
LinuxWorld: Is Windows or Linux Easier to Install? (Aug 14, 2002, 11:00)
"My goal was to install each OS, get Internet connectivity via a
Netgear PCMCIA NIC working, make each OS recognize a USB IBM PC
Camera, and apply the latest security and bug fixes to the OS and
InfoWorld: Linux, At Your Service (Aug 14, 2002, 09:00)
"Although Linux still faces obstacles regarding application
availability and scalability, the open-source platform nonetheless
is becoming entrenched at ASPs that use the Intel hardware
LinuxPR: "Houston, We Have Lift-Off:" Dell, Red Hat, and IMAX Blast Off on Apollo 13 (Aug 14, 2002, 07:00)
"Dell PowerEdge servers running Red Hat Linux will play an
important role in IMAX's first-ever digital re-mastering of
Universal Pictures' and Imagine Entertainment's Apollo 13,
scheduled to hit IMAX theaters this Fall..."
CRN: Samsung Unveils Linux Solution For Laser Printer Line (Aug 14, 2002, 06:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Samsung unveiled a new Linux
solution for its entire line of laser printers Tuesday at the
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in San Francisco..."
Debian Weekly News - August 13th, 2002 (Aug 14, 2002, 05:00)
The latest news from the Debian Project.
CNET News: Dell Unhooks Windows from Desktops (Aug 14, 2002, 03:00)
Dell Computer is making Windows optional for some of its
VNUNet: Open Source Community on the March (Aug 14, 2002, 02:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "On Thursday, open source
advocates will leave the conference en masse and march on City Hall
in San Francisco to deliver a proposal 'that is, for once, aware of
free software and open source software...'"
Mandrake Linux Advisory: glibc (Aug 14, 2002, 00:58)
"A buffer overflow vulnerability was found in the way that the
glibc resolver handles the resolution of network names and
addresses via DNS in glibc versions 2.2.5 and earlier..."