Blog Archive, February 2016

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...