Posts Categorized: Xen

GHOST – The latest Linux Vunlerability

During a code audit performed internally at Qualys, a buffer overflow in the GNU C Library (glibc) was found. Qualys worked closely with Linux distribution vendors to create a patch for all distributions impacted. Vendors made the patch available Wednesday January 28, 2015. GHOST exposes a buffer overflow that can be triggered locally and remotely… Read more »

Securing Xen in a Distributed Environment

Xen is one of the newest virtualization platforms available that can securely run multiple virtual guest servers, each running its own operating system, on a single physical system with close to native performance.  It is available on many Linux platforms as an open source application and directly from XenSource Inc.