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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Firefox 16 re-released fixing multiple vulnerabilities (The H)
Posted Oct 12, 2012 20:03 UTC (Fri) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
This isn't the most severe vulnerability, but Firefox needs a way to push out emergency downgrades as well as upgrades. Reverting to 15.0.1 immediately would have been the safe course of action.
Posted Oct 13, 2012 12:59 UTC (Sat) by freggy (guest, #37477)
Posted Oct 14, 2012 18:45 UTC (Sun) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
Posted Oct 14, 2012 23:08 UTC (Sun) by Lennie (subscriber, #49641)
Posted Oct 15, 2012 9:54 UTC (Mon) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
(This time it didn't matter too much since the vulnerability was not a severe one. But they need to have the mechanism available the next time a new version turns out to have a security hole.)
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