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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week - April 2nd 2001

Apr 03, 2001, 16:24 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

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The Lion worm is a concerning topic among many Linux users. SANS has written a good paper discussing the problem in great detail. It is available in the Network Security section of this newsletter. Also t his week, a few of the interesting articles include "Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards," "filtering Packets with iptables," and "Ten Key Steps to Protection from Denial Of Service Attacks."

This week advisories were released for licq, sgml-tools, openssh, kerberos, vim, joe, and eperl. The vendors include Conectiva, Immunix, Mandrake, Red Hat, SuSE, and Trustix. Please take the necessary time to patch your system. Security requires persistence.

Thank you for reading the LinuxSecurity.com weekly security newsletter. The purpose of this document is to provide our readers with a quick summary of each week's most relevant Linux security headlines.

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