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Firefox release 3.6.9, keep your browser updated

Just update my Browser from 3.6.8 to 3.6.9

Mozilla Firefox is so good. Keep it update is very important.
Firefox 3.6.9 fixes the following issues found in previous versions of Firefox 3.6:

MFSA 2010-63 Information leak via XMLHttpRequest statusText
MFSA 2010-62 Copy-and-paste or drag-and-drop into designMode document allows XSS
MFSA 2010-61 UTF-7 XSS by overriding document charset using type attribute
MFSA 2010-59 SJOW creates scope chains ending in outer object
MFSA 2010-58 Crash on Mac using fuzzed font in data: URL
MFSA 2010-57 Crash and remote code execution in normalizeDocument
MFSA 2010-56 Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView
MFSA 2010-55 XUL tree removal crash and remote code execution
MFSA 2010-54 Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeSelection
MFSA 2010-53 Heap buffer overflow in nsTextFrameUtils::TransformText
MFSA 2010-52 Windows XP DLL loading vulnerability
MFSA 2010-51 Dangling pointer vulnerability using DOM plugin array
MFSA 2010-50 Frameset integer overflow vulnerability

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Windows Updates does not work

I have a Widnwos XP pc has the update problem as below:

When attempting to run Windows Update the following message appears: ‘Error number: 0x8DDD0018.’ This message states that the Automatic Updates, BITS, and Event Log services must be started, but they are all started and WinUpdates still fails.

First I know, this pc has kind of virus or spyware. I clean them and make it looks OK. But still can not update.
Later I find the post and the solution.
run command from command window.

regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll

After it, enable the service above and run windows update. Works.

Update error: 0xC80001FE on Windows 2000 sp4

I have an Windows 2000 sp4 in office. I tried to update it, but always get Update error: 0xC80001FE.
I do a lot of search to find the way to fix it. You know, the security issue is the most important problem of Windows. Especially for this almost 10 years old Operation System.
OK, the good answer is I got the solution for Update error: 0xC80001FE.
Let me note it here.

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Update PHP and MySQL on CentOS 5.3

I have a VPS server. The OS is CentOS 5.3 (final)
It is running very well. Because I like to keep software updated. So I use yum command to update it.

It told me nothing to update. OK.

PHP 5.2.6 and MySQL 5.0.77 installed on CentOS 5.3

To keep it update, I have to add repository.

Let me describe the steps.

1) SSH to the server

2) Run following command

#rpm --import http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/RPM-GPG-KEY-jlitka
#vi /etc/yum.repos.d/utterramblings.repo

3) Add following content into the utterramblings.repo

[utterramblings]
name=Jason's Utter Ramblings Repo
baseurl=http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/EL$releasever/$basearch/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/RPM-GPG-KEY-jlitka

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0xC80001FE error on Windows 2000 update

I got the 0xC80001FE error message when I tried to update my Windows 2000 installation.
It takes time to find the solution. Now I figure out it.
The problem is McAfee Antivirus program. It locks some system files which are used when Windows try to do the updates.
OK. Let’s go to the details of solutions.

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eMule 0.49c released

eMule-Project.net announced that 0.49c is released on Feb. 22, 2009.
New features shown as below:
* Ability to share and unshare single files instead of directories only and also support of Drag&Drop to do so easily
* Support of new security features on Windows Vista (and partially also XP) to further harden eMule against any possible exploits
* Automatic recovery of corrupt part.met files by using the backupfiles
* Kad improvements like automatic search-keyword rearranging (allowing searches like ‘an eMule’ and also helping to reduce load on busy nodes), avoiding fragmented UDP packets (making it more compatible to zealous firewalls) and other changes
* Improving UPnP by refreshing the mappings as well as adding Webinterface support
* And as always fixing bugs and adding other small changes

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