Red Hat has shipped a new version of its dnsmasq caching software to plug source UDP port bug. This could have made DNS spoofing attacks (CVE-2008-1447) easier. Dnsmasq is lightweight ultra fast dns cache server forwarder and DHCP server. It is designed to provide DNS and, optionally, DHCP, to a small network.
Puppet is an open source configuration management tool. It is written in Ruby. This software is considered as an alternative to Cfengine configuration management system. I’ve used Cfengine for pushing configurations, applying patches and so on.
gOS is a Linux distribution, which is often advertised as “An alternative OS with Google Apps and other Web 2.0 apps for the modern user”. gOS is based on the Ubuntu distribution and a GUI largely imitative of Mac OS X Leopard.