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Mageia 2021-0151: kernel security update


This kernel update is based on upstream 5.10.25 and fixes atleast the following security issues: Unprivileged BPF programs running on affected systems can bypass the protection and execute speculatively out-of-bounds loads from any location

Mageia 2021-0150: glibc security update


Updated glibc packages fix a security vulnerabilities: The iconv function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.32 and earlier, when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences in IBM1364, IBM1371, IBM1388, IBM1390, and IBM1399 encodings, fails to advance the

Mageia 2021-0149: python-cairosvg security update


When processing SVG files, the python package CairoSVG uses two regular expressions which are vulnerable to Regular Expression Denial of Service (REDoS). If an attacker provides a malicious SVG, it can make cairosvg get stuck processing the file for a very long time (CVE-2021-21236).

Mageia 2021-0146: discover security update


Discover fetches the description and related texts of some applications/plugins from That text is displayed to the user, after turning into a clickable link any part of the text that looks like a link. This is done for any kind of link, be it smb:// nfs:// etc. when in fact it only makes sense for http/https links. Opening links that the user has clicked on is not very

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