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Update to Flash Player plugs vulnerabilities

Adobe issued a security bulletin for their Adobe Flash Player. On APSB13-04 two CVE’s are mentioned – CVE-2013-0633 and CVE-2013-0634. Of those two, CVE-2013-0634 is the vulnerability which affects Linux users, because it is being exploited “in the wild” in attacks delivered via malicious Flash (SWF) content hosted on websites that target Flash Player in […]

New version of VLC fixes security holes

The VideoLAN team have released version 1.0.6 of their VLC player. This version fixes several vulnerabilities which were found during development of the upcoming version 1.1.0. I have built Slackware packages for vlc-1.0.6 (Slackware 13.0 32-bit and 64-bit) which you can find at the usual place, http://slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/vlc/. This is the release announcement in my repository’s […]