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Security Linux News for Jul 15, 2004

  • ChannelZone: Making Web Servers Safer (Jul 15, 2004, 21:15)
    "As you no doubt know, the latest Internet Explorer exploit, Download.Ject, escalates security problems to the lose-your-life-savings point for users..." An article highlighting the server-side problems with latest viruses...

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: kernel (Jul 15, 2004, 21:14)
    "The Linux kernel Vicam USB driver used an insecure method for copying data from userspace instead of using the copy_from_user function..."

  • Gentoo Linux Advisory: PHP (Jul 15, 2004, 21:14)
    "Multiple security vulnerabilities, potentially allowing remote code execution, were found and fixed in PHP..."

  • Mandrakelinux Advisories: freeswan, ipsec-tools, php (Jul 15, 2004, 03:15)
    Three security advisories from MandrakeSoft.

  • Gentoo Linux Advisory: wv (Jul 15, 2004, 03:15)
    "A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the wv library that can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the vulnerable application..."

  • tinysofa Enterprise Server Advisory: php (Jul 15, 2004, 03:15)
    "During a reaudit of the memory_limit problem it was discovered that it is possible for a remote attacker to trigger the memory_limit request termination in places where an interruption is unsafe..."