Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
After last week's DoS attack advisory a new vulnerability has been discovered for Sun's Solaris and the Java Web Console. Affected systems could be remotely penetrated due to a format string error in its call to syslog(). This vulnerability can be resolved by upgrading to post Sun Java Web Console 2.2.6 or newer. This security advisory comes from SecuObs.