Cool IT News 39

Cool IT News 39

Summer is here, but we continue! For all the great admins we have another bunch of news and interesting information from the world of information technology.

IPv6 is finally standard

After more than twenty years of IPv6 existence and widely discussions, protocol IPv6 has been shifted from the standard draft category to a full-fledged standard. This standard specifies the RFC 8200. At the same time, RFC 8201 was released and described the MTU path in IPv6. It has to be celebrated. All server rooms will be thrown up again… More information

Slackware celebrates 24 years

Beloved as well as hated Slack. This distribution, over which many Debian lovers freaked out (the previous one did same over Ubuntu), celebrated the 24th anniversary of its existence. At the same time, Slackware has become the longest-ever developed and supported distribution at all. Hopefully Patrick Volkerding will hold it on for a while. More information

1500000000 unix seconds

When it’s summer, let’s have a look at one light information. On July 14, 2017, Unix has had nicely round number – 1.5 billion Unix seconds from the so-called epoch time, which is January 1, 1970. Another reason to celebrate? 🙂 If you are interested in the current Unix time, you can use the date +% s command to the shell. More information

Important security vulnerabilities

Samba fixed Orpheus’ Lyre

We informed you about the Orpheus’ Lyre vulnerability, yet. Now we have a good message for you, Samba has finally corrected the vulnerability, in versions 4.6.6, 4.512 and 4.4.15. More information

Juniper has a problem

Juniper ScreenOS contains several serious vulnerabilities, that allow the remote attacker to gain control over the router. More information

News from Coolhousing

News from Coolhousing

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