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Security Linux News for Jan 05, 2000

  • Yellow Dog Security Advisory: usermode, pam (Jan 05, 2000, 07:12)
    "A security bug was found in userhelper (part of the usermode package). This bug can be exploited to provide local users with root access."

  • [Zope] SECURITY ALERT (Jan 05, 2000, 05:31)
    "This problem is of most concern to anyone who opens their Zope site up to the general public (a'la as it could allow "anonymous" people to do things which are most definitely not allowed."

  • Security Portal: SANS Flash Alert: the Hunt For Solaris Trojans (Jan 05, 2000, 00:14)
    "... though Solaris is the current focus of these attackers, they will soon turn to NT and Linux and other UNIX variants. Take this opportunity to close the holes..."