News from Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston

Submitted by newsagent on Sun, 11/24/2002 - 19:14

BOSTON, Embedded Systems Conference, Booth # 511, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Programming Research Groupre, the world's leading developer of software source code analysis technologies and global provider of solutions that enforce coding standards to ensure software quality while improving developer productivity, today announced that the company's world-class static analysis tools now support QNX® Momentics®, the Eclipse-based development suite from QNX Software Systems. With this integration, Programming Research has also committed to bring its expertise in static analysis testing and parsing tools to aid the C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) Project led by QNX Software Systems.

QNX and Dedicated Systems Webinar

Submitted by newsagent on Tue, 11/19/2002 - 10:02

Steve Furr, senior QNX product manager, and Martin Timmerman, CEO of Dedicated Systems Experts will examine how a microkernel real-time operating system can enable consistent, reliable, and fast performance - even in complex systems. The webcast will cover OS requirements for predictable performance and look at the results from recent evaluations that gave the QNX(R) Neutrino(R) RTOS the highest ranking among four leading operating systems.

QNX Neutrino RTOS to Power Motorola's In-Car Telematics Control Unit

Submitted by newsagent on Wed, 11/13/2002 - 08:26

QNX Software Systems today announced that Motorola has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS to assist in the development of a telematics control unit (TCU) being built by Motorola Automotive. Motorola's innovative TCU product - which will be deployed in a line of European luxury cars later this year - utilizes automotive-grade software to give drivers access to cellphone communication technology.

Non-Explicit Path Vulnerability in QNX Neutrino RTOS

Submitted by newsagent on Mon, 11/11/2002 - 09:40

iDEFENS just released iDEFENSE Security Advisory 11.08.02b in which they disclosed the Non-Explicit Path Vulnerability in QNX Neutrino RTOS. Since a setuid root application packager within QNX inappropriately executes external applications without using their full paths, local attackers can potentially obtain root privilege. The exploit code is also published in the Security Advisory.

ITTIA's New RDMi Release Extends Data Access Capabilities

Submitted by newsagent on Wed, 11/06/2002 - 20:08

ITTIA announced yesterday the release of the RDMi version 3.2 data access tool for Raima Database Manager (RDM). With the release of RDMi 3.2, ITTIA raises the bar in all areas of support. Now the read/write data access features of RDMi are available for applications based on RDM versions 6.x, 5.x and 4.x. Even applications developed with 3.21 are supported for ODBC read operations.