SecurityPortal.com: Weekly Linux Security Digest: 2001/04/16 to 2001/04/22Apr 23, 2001, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt Seifried)
"A new Linux 2.2 kernel is out that fixes several problems, among them a driver that might let a user to write to kernel memory (eeek!). IPTables in 2.4.x has been found to have a problem in the code for FTP connection tracking, which might allow an attacker to get around your firewall, a patch has been posted. Time for a kernel upgrade (isn't that always fun). For pity's sake please be careful when upgrading your kernel and follow the vendor instructions!"