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Security Linux News for May 27, 2000

  • CNET FBI warns of new Outlook computer virus (May 27, 2000, 14:49)
    "A new computer virus dubbed "Killer Resume" is spreading through email systems using the Microsoft Outlook program, the FBI said. Anti-virus companies reported late yesterday that several corporate email systems had already been infected, and some shut down..."

  • TurboLinux Security Announcement: Package: gpm-1.19.1 and earlier (May 27, 2000, 04:16)
    "The gpm-root program, included in the gpm package, contains a programming error whereby a call to setgid() fails, and defaults to the group of the gpm-root binary. The group for the gpm-root binary in the affected installations is root."