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Security Portal: Weekly Linux Security Digest 2001/03/12 to 2001/03/18

Mar 19, 2001, 07:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt Seifried)

"A whole lot of vendors catching up on various problems. A whole lot of vendors fixing problems specific to their software. More of the same as usual. Of course the other big news this week is a nasty denial of service bug in ProFTPD. The good news is, you can avoid it by using DenyFilter."

"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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