Security Linux News for Sep 07, 2000
LinuxPR: "Web Security Is Our Bag, Baby" (Sep 07, 2000, 23:47)
"CRYPTOCard launches CRYPTOAdmin 5.0 - First Strong User
Authentication Technology for protecting Web Sites, Email and
Remote Access Security."
SuSE Security Announcement: apache (Sep 07, 2000, 21:38)
"The default package selection in SuSE distributions includes
apache. The configuration file that comes with the package contains
two security relevant errors."
CNET News.com: Unix, Linux computers vulnerable to damaging new attacks (Sep 07, 2000, 19:59)
"Fans of Unix and its close relative, Linux, pride themselves on
the general security of their operating systems compared with
Microsoft Windows, which has been plagued with security problems.
But the format string issue highlights the fact that weaknesses can
lurk for years within software and that it's hard to track them
down among hundreds of thousands of lines of programming code."
LinuxPR: Open-source software offers customers high degree of security, e-smith CEO says (Sep 07, 2000, 18:23)
"e-smith server and gateway provides "extraordinary reliability
and security," says company co-founder Joseph Morrison."
Apache Today: Weak Security Found in Many Web Servers (Sep 07, 2000, 17:45)
"Murray explained that these weak servers either support only
the flawed SSLv2 protocol, use weak encryption, or have expired or
self-signed digital certificates. 'These weaknesses make the
transactions that are protected by these servers easy to attack
with modern key-cracking and/or hacking attacks,' said Murray, who
added that there is no good reason for sites not to address the
problems he has highlighted."
LinuxPR: 3R Soft, Inc. Launches MailStudio@MESSAGE
(Sep 07, 2000, 08:04)
"Easy to install and use, MailStudio@MESSAGE provides stability,
security, reliability, scalability, and award-winning performance
with minimum maintenance."