Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.

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A major security vulnerability in Debian (and Ubuntu, and probably all the other many Debian-derived distros) has been discovered, and (belatedly) fixed. No damage has been known to be have been done, but everyone involved is still sniping nervously at each other.

It's interesting that, as with airplane crashes, this was not the result of a single error, but a coincidental concatenation of multiple errors, of different sorts, by many individuals. In a way, that's reassuring.

I know, you probably don't run Debian, (unless you're midendian?), and don't care about this. But you might be amused by:

the translation into lolcats;

xkcd's take on the rumpus.
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