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Security Linux News for Feb 10, 2001

  • SSH bug (Feb 10, 2001, 21:00)
    "A vulnerability which can be very dangerous for lot of *nix servers has been descovered. Bug is in the ssh server, and it can be used to perform remote root exploit. Problem concerns all ssh versions form, OpenSSH < 2.3.0 and ssh from f-secure."

  • Domain Backup, Doing RAID (Feb 10, 2001, 13:05)
    "Because this is a private network, connected to the Internet via my trusty Linux-based Netwinder communications server from, I use a special range of IP addresses designated for this sort of configuration, and use Network Address Translation or NAT, on the Netwinder to translate those private addresses into the IP address assigned to me by my ISP."