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Security Linux News for Aug 02, 2000

  • TurboLinux Security Announcement: Package: netscape-4.73 and earlier (2000-08-02 22:54:49)
    "Current and previous versions of netscape communicator have a buffer overflow condition in its handling of JPEG files. Specifically, it trusts the purported length of JPEG files provided by the header and can be mislead into reading arbitrary amounts of data, leading to the overwriting of memory."

  • Smart Partner: Hackers Breach Firewall-1 (2000-08-02 22:43:45)
    "The demonstration, presented at the "Black Hat" security conference in Las Vegas, challenged the widely accepted notion that firewalls are largely immune to direct attack."