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There is a nice demo of  MySQL Bug 13510739 on Eric Romang's blog

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Quick (and dirty) Patch for Ruby Enterprise Edition 2011.03 to Prevent Hash Collision Attacks

As you may have heard, this week on December 28, 2011, a group of security experts released information about a nasty problem in almost all languages and platforms related to hash function collisions and possibility of using those for DoS attack on web applications.

Ruby core team released new 1.8.7-p357 version with the problem fixed. JRuby development team came out with the new release. Unfortunately 2 days after the release there is still no information from Ruby Enterprise Edition team on what to do with all the ree deployments.

So, since there is …

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SeaTools for DOS v1.0PH – Overtemp–253

I was running a hard drive diagnostic using SeaTools for DOS v1.09PH on two exactly the same Maxtor hard drives, see details of the drives below. When I attempted to run a quick scan and then a long scan it received a warning “Overtemp–253″. After doing some research I have come to the conclusion that with certainty that this doesn’t mean the hard drive is running at 253 degrees Fahrenheit. My two drives are well ventilated and do not even feel warm to the touch. In fact this message apparently means according to Seagate that the hard drive does not support SeaTools reading temperatures.

  • Brand: Maxtor
  • Model: 6Y060L0
  • FW: YAR41BW0

Source: Incorrect temperature values for a Maxtor disk

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