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Security Portal: The Weak Link

Jan 28, 2001, 15:12 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Dunham)

"Are you the weak link in the chain for Linux security within your organization? If you're responsible for managing a Linux system and have not made essential updates, you're asking for trouble. You may not think much of the new Ramen worm right now, but you will after reading this article."

"The Ramen worm takes advantage of several well-known vulnerabilities on Linux servers using default installations of Red Hat's Linux 6.2 and 7.0...."

"Even though updates have been available for months to fix known vulnerabilities, Ramen has successfully propagated in the wild."

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