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Security Linux News for Jun 03, 2001

  • Through the tunnel [ssh tunnels with various applications] (Jun 03, 2001, 23:15)
    This article deals with tunneling data thorugh ssh for a variety of applications: VNC, MySQL, and terminal emulators.

  • SuSE Security Announcement: gpg/GnuPG (Jun 03, 2001, 13:58)
    "A format string vulnerability in versions of GnuPG before 1.0.6 has been found. The error occurs when gpg encounters a filename suffix that is not ".gpg" and prints the filename without the suffix as a default to the terminal. The bug allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code as the user calling gpg."