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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Advisory Watch - January 26th 2001

Jan 27, 2001, 00:25 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

[ Thanks to Benjamin D. Thomas for this link. ]

"This week, advisories were released for icecast, MySQL, kdesu, glibc, splitvt, micq, sash, wu-ftpd, jazip, tinyproxy, squid, php, apache, exmh, ipfw, ip6fw, XFree86, crontab, and bind. The vendors include Conectiva, Caldera, Debian, FreeBSD, Mandrake, Red Hat, SuSE, and Trustix."

"It has been a very active week in Linux security. Most of the focus has surrounded the Ramen worm, but other problems have surfaced. Among then, a few vulnerabilities found may result in remote root compromises. With this, it is extremely important to verify which packages you have installed and update accordingly."

"Linux Advisory Watch is a comprehensive newsletter that outlines the security vulnerabilities that have been announced throughout the week. It includes pointers to updated packages and descriptions of each vulnerability."

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