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Linux Distribution: Slackware
Url: http://www.slackware.com
Mark Post, mantainer of the slackware port for s/390, has just released Slack/390 10.0!Recently some changes happened here on slackware.com - you may have noticed them already, but since they were silent changes, we thought we'd better post an announc
Linux Release Details:
Slackware Linux 11.0 RC1 has been released
There are still a few changes yet to happen, but let's call this Slackware 11.0 release candidate 1.
About Slackware Linux 11.0 RC1

Slackware 10.2 includes the Linux 2.4.31 kernel, with Linux 2.6.13 available in the /testing directory. For the first time, a 2.6 kernel with support for SCSI, RAID, and SATA is offered as a boot option in the installer (called "test26.s"). Slackware 10.2 also sports a new revision of glibc (2.3.5) with NPTL support for improved thread performance when using a kernel with NPTL support, the latest KDE 3.4.2 and XFce 4.2.2 desktop environments, updated development tools, and new additions like SASL support in sendmail, the Subversion version control system, the Firefox browser, and the Thunderbird email and news client.

Some New Changes

From the announcement of the release:
The security issues resolved include the following:
* Disallow certain characters in session names.
* Fixed a buffer overflow inside the wordwrap() function.
* Prevent jumps to parent directory via the 2nd parameter of the
tempnam() function.
* Improved safe_mode check for the error_log() function.
* Fixed cross-site scripting inside the phpinfo() function.

For Download

Click here to download :
Download Mirrors ttp://www.slackware.com/getsl/ack
 
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