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TechWeb: Linux Security Flaw Detailed

Apr 26, 2000, 23:22 (6 Talkback[s])

"Internet Security Systems is warning Linux users of a back-door security flaw that carries ISS's highest danger rating."

"The company's vulnerability-assessment team, or "X-Force," as it is known, said a back-door vulnerability exists for any user running a full version of Red Hat Linux Piranha, which contains Linux Virtual Server software, a Web-based GUI, as well as monitoring and failover applications. ISS and Red Hat are providing a fix for the problem."

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