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Security Linux News for Sep 25, 2000

  • LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, September 25th, 2000 (Sep 25, 2000, 15:27)
    "Our feature this week, "Building a secure web server using Apache and OpenSSL," by Nick DeClario, outlines methods of using apache and OpenSSL to create a web server that can keep authentication and other information away from prying eyes. This is a "must-read" for server administrators."

  • Security Portal: Killing Daemons! (Sep 25, 2000, 07:35)
    "The problem is this: most system administrators don't know what all those programs on their systems do ! This article attempts to clear up the confusion, by describing the purpose of each of the running daemons on a Red Hat 6.1/6.x "Server" box and often giving suggestions for deactivation."

  • Security Portal: Weekly Linux Security Digest 2000/09/18 to 2000/09/24 (Sep 25, 2000, 07:26)
    "More format string bugs were found this week, one in klogd/syslogd, exploitable locally and possibly remotely. This sort of mistake is incredibly easy to make, and can be quite severe (local/remote root exploits)."