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Security Linux News for Feb 20, 1999

  • InfoWorld: Host of vendors puts weight behind Linux (Feb 20, 1999, 20:17)
    "Linux will be in the spotlight in March at the first-ever LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, in San Jose, Calif., with several vendors delivering key announcements at the show."

  • Linux autofs buffer overflow (Feb 20, 1999, 16:58)
    Type of Problem: Buffer overflow in kernel module.
    Effects: Denial of Service, potential root exploit

  • zgv vulnerability (Feb 20, 1999, 16:55)
    This writer suggests you shouldn't use any SGVAlib programs on a "secure" system.