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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, July 31, 2000

Jul 31, 2000, 08:59 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, advisories for gpm, man, dhcp-client, Zope, openldap, BitchX, pam, and nfs-utils were released. DHCP-client and nfs-utils vulnerabilities can both theoretically be used to gain remote root access."

"LinuxSecurity.com just released the LinuxSecurity Quick Reference Card. The reference is intended to provide a starting point for improving system security. It includes references to security resources, tips for securing Linux, and other general security information."

"Our feature this week is an interview with Carr Biggerstaff & Thomas Haigh of Secure Computing, by Dave Wreski. The interview discusses the state of Linux and security, its place in secure business data centers, and their work with the National Security Agency to create a Type-Enforced version of Linux."

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