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Security Linux News for Aug 16, 2002

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: fam (Aug 16, 2002, 19:58)
    "A flaw was discovered in FAM's group handling. In the effect users are unable to FAM directories they have group read and execute permissions on..."

  • Opera Extends OpenSSL Fixes to Linux (Aug 16, 2002, 17:30)
    "Opera Software today released Opera 6.03 for Linux, a pure security upgrade that will implement changes in OpenSSL made public on Aug. 7, 2002 by the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) as well as correct other bugfixes..." Press release within.

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: krb5 (Aug 16, 2002, 03:56)
    "The Kerberos 5 network authentication system contains an RPC library which includes an XDR decoder derived from Sun's RPC implementation. The Sun implementation was recently demonstrated to be vulnerable to a heap overflow..."