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Security Linux News for Mar 14, 2001

  • Linux Journal: Responding to a Security Incident (Mar 14, 2001, 23:24)
    "By now, nearly everyone who has been using Linux for some time and had their system connected to the Internet has seen attempts to compromise their security. The question that often comes up is what to do about it. Unless it's a financial or safety issue, it's probably going to get laughed at by the legal authorities, but it's worth reporting."

  • Trustix Security Advisory - sudo (Mar 14, 2001, 21:27)
    "Trustix today released an updated version of the sudo package fixing a buffer overflow, as announced by the sudo maintainer Todd C. Miller."

  • Caldera Systems Security Advisory: several buffer overflows in imap, ipop2d and ipop3d (Mar 14, 2001, 01:06)
    "There are several buffer overflows in imap, ipop2d and ipop3d. These overflows usually only make it possible for local users to gain access to a process running under their own UID."

  • Trustix Security Advisory - sudo (Feb 26, 2001, 22:08)
    "Trustix today released an updated version of the sudo package fixing a buffer overflow, as announced by the sudo maintainer Todd C. Miller."