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Security Portal: Weekly Linux Security Digest 2000/12/18 to 2000/12/24

Dec 25, 2000, 15:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt Seifried)

"It's Christmas Day; stop reading this and go play with your new toys. I mean it. Anyway, this week it's more of the same, which is really starting to get on my nerves. Can't programmers learn basic security fundamentals like how to create tmp files? A huge number of vulnerable programs, including two security ones, GnuPG and stunnel, as well as Zope (they've had a couple kicks at the can - probably not the last we'll hear of them)."

"We lead off with general advisories and exploit code, then move to vendor advisories. Most items appear in alphabetical order. If we're missing a Linux vendor's advisory, please tell us - ditto for any Linux-related security alerts. The long strings of hex in front of package names are MD5 signatures."

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