OpenGov’s Comparisons Aims To Help Local Governments Benchmark Spending

placeit-1-e1445882786248 OpenGov launched Comparisons yesterday morning, a feature that allows local and municipal governments in its network to compare their performances against other jurisdictions and established benchmarks. In addition to giving governments using the platform access to information about other local authorities, Comparisons also pulls census data and financial metrics, which are incorporated into… Read More


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Ask Slashdot: An ‘Ex Libris’ For My Books In a Digital Age?

New submitter smalgin writes: While I cannot boast an extensive library, it keeps growing every week. I share the books I like the most with my friends and acquaintances. Unfortunately, some of them are sloppy and forget to return my books, so to speak. I would like to put some mark, sticker or a stamp (Ex Libris) on my books to make them recognizable later. However, living in a digital age (blah blah yada yada) I cannot help but wonder how I could improve the ex libris beyond an ink stamp on a title page or a glued-on postcard-sized monstrosity some libraries use. Has anyone tried using RFIDs to identify his books? Please share your experience.


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Junkyard Owner Saves Lunar Rover Prototype

An anonymous reader writes: On Tuesday, Slashdot users learned that a man in Alabama sold a lunar rover prototype for scrap metal. We now learn that the junkyard owner has saved this important piece of scientific history. The man claims that, upon receiving the prototype at his scrap facility, he set it aside because he knew exactly what it was.


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Open source desktop publishing with Scribus

Scribus is an open source, graphical desktop publishing (DTP) tool that focuses on
layout, frames, styles, color management, and intercolumn document flow. Scribus is free
software that runs on the Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X platforms, and provides most of the
capabilities of traditional DTP tools at no cost.


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Field as Block – Less Critical – Information Disclosure – SA-CONTRIB-2015-161

Description

This module enables you to take a field from the current entity and place it elsewhere as a block.

The module caches the block output in a manner that could allow sensitive content to be seen by visitors who should not see it.

The problem will only occur when other modules alter field output based on user permissions.

CVE identifier(s) issued

  • A CVE identifier will be requested, and added upon issuance, in accordance with Drupal Security Team processes.

Versions affected

  • Field as Block 7.x-1.x versions prior to 7.x-1.4.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Field as Block module, there is nothing you need to do.

Solution

Install the latest version:

Also see the Field as Block project page.

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Fixed by

Coordinated by

Contact and More Information

The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the contact form at https://www.drupal.org/contact.

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies, writing secure code for Drupal, and securing your site.

Follow the Drupal Security Team on Twitter at https://twitter.com/drupalsecurity

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