Blog Archive, February 2016
Sparkle Updater Issue Fixed: Action Required for Mac Users
February 10, 2016 | Vas Vasiliadis
Recently, a new vulnerability was discovered in the Sparkle Updater framework on Mac OS, that is used by Globus Connect Personal to check for, and install, updates. All Mac users...
Enhanced Login Mechanism Streamlines Access To Globus
February 11, 2016 | Vas Vasiliadis
We’re excited to announce changes to the way users access Globus that removes a lot of the “friction” currently associated with signing up and using the service. On February 13th,...
glibc vulnerability: Action required for Linux users
February 17, 2016 | Vas Vasiliadis
On February 16, 2016 a new critical vulnerability CVE-2015-7547 - "glibc getaddrinfo() stack-based buffer overflow" was announced. We have reviewed the severity and impact to Globus services, partner services and...