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Security Linux News for Nov 21, 1999

  • Yellow Dog Security Advisory: sysklogd (Nov 21, 1999, 23:09)
    Terra Soft Solutions has released a new version of sysklogd to fix a denial of service attack recently discovered.

  • CNET Christmas virus could reformat hard drives (Nov 21, 1999, 21:30)
    "Like Melissa, the virus comes as an attachment in an email. Once opened, the virus will email itself to the first 50 addresses in an infected computer's email contact list...

  • SuSE Security Advisory: bind (Nov 21, 1999, 05:39)
    "All bind4 and bind8 versions can be crashed in certain circumstances. bind8 8.2 until 8.2.1 can be compromised remotely through a buffer overflow."