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Security Linux News for Oct 26, 2000

  • Red Hat Security Advisory: Updated cyrus-sasl packages available for Red Hat Linux 7 (2000-10-26 20:42:38)
    "An error existed in the authorization checks in the version of cyrus-sasl shipped with Red Hat Linux 7. Due to this bug, users who had been successfully authenticated could be allowed access to resources even if the system had been configured to deny these users access."

  • Smart Partner: Bug Fixes Have No Profit Margin (2000-10-26 16:27:32)
    "As one of the few widely trusted and respected players in the security field, CERT now has the opportunity to become a kind of central clearinghouse for vulnerability information, while shaping the standards for responsible disclosure in ways existing mailing lists cannot."