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Security Portal: Weekly Linux Security Digest 2001/02/05 to 2001/02/11

Feb 12, 2001, 06:24 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt Seifried)

"This week I'll be brief since I just sprained a wrist (owwie). The Linux kernel has a nasty problem with sysctl, SSH is bjorked, and TurboLinux is catching up on some really old advisories (come on guys. . .). ProFTPD 1.2.0.rc3 is out, but I wouldn't hold my breath for the final release of 1.2.0."

"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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