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Comment CyanogenMod (Score 1) 202 202

(Why the HELL are there now TWO front page threads about this??)

I know I'm a bit late to this, but this is what I posted in the other thread:

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Concerning CyanogenMod, this was posted to their Facebook page a few hours ago:

Recent Stagefright issues

The following CVE's have been patched in CM12.0 and 12.1 nightlies for a couple weeks. If you haven't updated already, we strongly encourage you to do so.

CM11 will see these updates hit as part of out of band fixes this weekend (these releases occur weekly).

CVE-2015-1538
CVE-2015-1539
CVE-2015-3824
CVE-2015-3826
CVE-2015-3827
CVE-2015-3828
CVE-2015-3829

We are actively following all the DefCon events and announcements and will be keeping tabs on other disclosures that could impact CM and its derivatives.

Comment CyanogenMod (Score 4, Informative) 120 120

Concerning CyanogenMod, this was posted to their Facebook page a few hours ago:

Recent Stagefright issues

The following CVE's have been patched in CM12.0 and 12.1 nightlies for a couple weeks. If you haven't updated already, we strongly encourage you to do so.

CM11 will see these updates hit as part of out of band fixes this weekend (these releases occur weekly).

CVE-2015-1538
CVE-2015-1539
CVE-2015-3824
CVE-2015-3826
CVE-2015-3827
CVE-2015-3828
CVE-2015-3829

We are actively following all the DefCon events and announcements and will be keeping tabs on other disclosures that could impact CM and its derivatives.

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Comment Flash in Firefox/Linux (Score 2) 199 199

If you're (forced to!) run the outdated version of Flash in Firefox on Linux, now might be a good time to go to the tools menu > addons > plugins and set Shockwave Flash to "Ask to Activate". Then the plugin will stay disabled per default, but can be activated on a per-site basis.

Adobe: "You're on your own."

Comment Re:Finally a replacement (Score 3, Interesting) 166 166

This.

I have a FX-8350 too. Given how much the the cores sit around idling at less than 5% usage, I don't think I'll need to upgrade my CPU before 2020. RAM, on the other hand...

As many other people have noted: the CPU speed wars have been over since the Intel Wolfdale/AMD Deneb days of 2009-2010.

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