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Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 22, 2003

  • Mandrake Linux Advisory: krb5 (Feb 22, 2003, 13:00)
    "When the client retrieves a file that has a filename beginning with a pipe character, the FTP client will pass that filename to the command shell in a system() call..."

  • Community: Is Now (Feb 22, 2003, 04:00)
    Overrun by the Gauls, Werner Heuser reports on recent setbacks and the plan to keep on fighting.

  • NewsForge: Open Source Security Manual and Training for Ethical Hacking (Feb 22, 2003, 02:30)
    "It is used by large organizations like the U.S. Treasury Department, Home Depot, Verisign, and IBM, although Herzog says that he has a hard time getting entities that use the manual to talk much about it..."

  • Mandrake Linux Advisory: krb5 (Oct 30, 2002, 02:37)
    "A stack buffer overflow in the implementation of the Kerberos v4 compatibility administration daemon (kadmind4) in the krb5 package can be exploited to gain unauthorized root access to a KDC host..."