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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week - January 15th 2001

Jan 15, 2001, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, a few interesting papers were released. Among them were, "Implementing and Managing Linux System Security," "Understanding Linux file permissions," and "Implementing PKI." Another interesting article is "Quantum crypto one step closer." It discusses some of the latest advancements in cryptography."

"This week, advisories were released for mgetty, perl, xchat, umb-scheme, wu-ftpd, man, getty_ps, in, squid, arpwatch, useradd, rdist, gpm, and glibc. The vendors include Debian, LinuxPPC, Immunix, Mandrake and Red Hat. It is critical that you update all vulnerable packages."

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