OSTATIC: Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Awards 2013 found that GNOME 3 was the Best "Worst" Linux/Open Source Idea to come down the pike.
The LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 5, 2013 is available.
Live Science: Scientists have built an open-source 3D metal printer that costs under $1,200, sharing their design and software with the maker community.
The M2M Broker in OSEHRA VistA, as distributed before September 30, 2013, allows attackers to bypass authentication and authorization to perform doctor-only actions and read or modify patient records via unspecified vectors related to a "logic flaw."
Defense Daily: Federal agencies that previously relied on expensive, built-to-order software are now following a growing trend to embrace open source code.
Softpedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS received a major kernel upgrade that fixed twelve vulnerabilities discovered in the upstream Linux 3.2 kernel by various developers.
The DNP3 service in the Outstation component on Elecsys Director Gateway devices with kernel 220.127.116.11ael1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and communication outage) via crafted input.
The Next Web: Valve, creator of the Steam gaming platform and a video game studio and publisher in its own right, is the latest company to join the Linux Foundation.
OpenSource.com: Open source software always has the advantage of offering a free alternative to mainstream solutions, but it doesn’t guarantee user adoption.