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Ubuntu 16.04 code-named ‘Xenial Xerus’ is available for VPS deployment

How to set-up Exim4 with Remote SMTP Smart Server on Ubuntu VPS

After almost 24 months of constant development, Canonical announced that Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus is released. It is the new stable, long-term-support (LTS) version, which will be supported for the next 5 years. We are also pleased to announce thatUbuntu 16.04 is available with all our Linux VPS Hosting plans. You can now choose it as your operating system for your virtual server.

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How to patch Linux Glibc Getaddrinfo Stack Buffer Overflow Zero Day Vulnerability

A stack-based critical buffer overflow was found in the way the libresolv library (glibc) performed dual A/AAAA DNS queries. A remote attacker could crash or, potentially, execute code running the library on Linux. GNU C Library (glibc) could be made to crash or run programs or commands if it received specially crafted network traffic. The vulnerability was first reported by Google and Red Hat.

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