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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Advisory Watch - January 19th 2001

Jan 19, 2001, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, advisories were released for php4, inn, dhcpd, zope, stunnel, joe, bash, syslog-ng, openssh, linuxconf, wu-ftpd, glibc, and diffutils/squid. The vendors include Conectiva, Caldera, FreeBSD, Mandrake, and Trustix."

"Are you vulnerable? A self-propagating worm known as Ramen is exploiting multiple Red Hat 6.2-7.0 systems. Servers running wu-ftp, rpc.statd, or LPRng could be vulnerable to exploit. After attacking a system, Ramen defaces index.html if it is a webserver, and then continues to scan for other vulnerable systems. Internet Security Systems, Inc. has written a detailed overview of Ramen."

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