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Linux News for Nov 24, 2002

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: samba (Sep 14, 2004, 19:43)
    "New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0 and -current. These fix two denial of service vulnerabilities reported by iDEFENSE..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: samba (Apr 07, 2003, 19:52)
    "Digital Defense, Inc. has alerted the Samba Team to a serious vulnerability in, a LanManager-like file and printer server for Unix..."

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: samba (Mar 25, 2003, 12:59)
    "Updated samba packages are now available to fix security vulnerabilities found during a code audit..."

  • Linux in Education Report #83 (Nov 24, 2002, 23:00)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the SEUL/edu Project.

  • Debian Weekly News - November 19th, 2002 (Nov 24, 2002, 21:00)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the Debian Project.

  • Kernel Traffic #192 by Zack Brown (Nov 24, 2002, 19:00)
    Community Roundup: The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing list.

  • AbiWord Weekly News #118 by Eric A. Zen (Nov 24, 2002, 17:00)
    Community Roundup: "Next week, a very temporary edition to the AWN, polls shall exist for the purpose of seeing what most of you want to see layed out..."

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.49 (Nov 24, 2002, 02:00)
    Changelog, links within.

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 24, 2002, 01:58)
    "Steve Langasek found an exploitable bug in the password handling code in samba: when converting from DOS code-page to little endian UCS2 unicode a buffer length was not checked and a buffer could be overflowed..."

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 24, 2002, 01:56)
    "A potential attacker could gain root access on the target machine. It is strongly encouraged that all Samba users update to the fixed packages..."

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 24, 2002, 01:55)
    "New Samba packages are available for Slackware 8.1 and -current to fix a security problem and provide other bugfixes and improvements..."