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Security Linux News for May 01, 2001

  • LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week - April 30th 2001 (2001-05-01 17:18:09)
    "This week, a number of network security articles were released. A few of the better ones include "Linux Network Security: Introduction," "A Comparison of iptables Automation Tools," and "Firewalls, VPNs, and Remote Offices." Also, take a moment to read our latest 'Linux Advisory Watch.' We have switched to a new method of formatting the information which should better suite your needs."

  • SecurityPortal.com: Weekly Linux Security Digest: 2001/04/23 to 2001/04/29 (2001-05-01 04:00:26)
    "Another week of catch up. Various vendors have issued fixes for Netscape, Hylafax, nedit and gftp among others. Kernel updates from several major vendors (such as Red Hat) are exptected soon. Samba updates are still going strong, if your vendor hasn't issued one you should ask them why."

  • Immunix OS Security update for gnupg (2001-05-01 03:30:39)
    "A new version of GnuPG, 1.0.5, has been released that fixes a number of bugs and security problems, including a widely-publicized vulnerability that makes it easier for the attacker to recover your private key if they can steal your key ring. As always, the confidentiality of your key ring is paramount to the security of public key encryption."