Each week we will notice the latest important security issues about Ubuntu/Debian here. As usual, keep your systems updated with your package manager (apt-get update; apt-get upgrade).
ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed image. An attacker could exploit this to
cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
Philip Pettersson discovered a race condition in the af_packet implementation in the Linux kernel. A local unprivileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or run arbitrary code with administrative privileges.
Vladan's post is focusing on different backup scenarios (physical, virtual, offsite, endpoint) which can be found in real working environments and for each scenario, Vladan describes how Vembu can be used.