Kubernetes 1.15 Releaased, Offensive Security Reveals the 2019-2020 Roadmap for Kali Linux, Canonical Releases a New Kernel Live Patch for Ubuntu 18.04 and 16.04 LTS, Vivaldi 2.6 Now Available, and Mathieu Parent Announces GitLabracadabra

News briefs for June 20, 2019.

Kubernetes 1.15 was released yesterday. This is the second release of the
year and contains 25 enhancements. The two main themes of the release are
continuous improvement and extensibility. See the Kubernetes
blog post
for all the details.

Offensive Security yesterday revealed much of the 2019–2020 roadmap for the
open-source Kali Linux project. The press release claims that “The strategy
behind much of the roadmap is opening up Kali Linux even more to the
community for contributions and helping speed the process of updates and
improvements.” See the blog
post
for more details on upcoming changes and new features for Kali
Linux.

Canonical released a new kernel live patch for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 16.04
LTS to address the recently discovered TCP DoS vulnerabilities. From
Softpedia
News
: “Canonical urges all users of the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic
Beaver) and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system series who use
the Linux kernel live patch to update their installations as soon as
possible to the new kernel versions. These are rebootless kernel updates,
so you won’t need to restart your computer to apply them.”

Vivaldi
2.6 was released today
. This new version block abusive ads, improves
security, and adds new options for quicker navigation and customization.
You can download Vivaldi from here.

Mathieu
Parent today announces GitLabracadabra 0.2.1
. He started working on the
tool to in Python to create and update projects in GitLab. He notes that
“This tool is still very young and documentation is sparse, but following
the ‘release early, release often’ motto I think it is ready for
general usage.”

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