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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Advisory Watch - February 2nd 2001

Feb 02, 2001, 09:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, advisories were released for MySQL, bind, kdesu, glibc, openssh, ident, periodic, sort, micq, tinyproxy, exmh2, xemacs, inetd, and LPRng. The vendors include Conectiva, Caldera, Debian, Immunix, FreeBSD, Mandrake, Red Hat, SuSE, Slackware, and Trustix."

"Security is an Interactive Sport: Lessons learned from Ramen - This article outlines the importance of monitoring vendor advisories and applying appropriate software patches when necessary. It uses the Ramen epidemic as an example showing the possible effects of poor system administration."

"Linux Advisory Watch is a comprehensive newsletter that outlines the security vulnerabilities that have been announced throughout the week. It includes pointers to updated packages and descriptions of each vulnerability."

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