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Security Linux News for Nov 07, 2001

  • The Register: Compendium of *nix lpd vulnerabilities (2001-11-07 23:05:38)
    "So many vulnerabilities affecting the lpd (line printer daemon) have come to light in recent months that CERT/CC has issued a compendium advisory urging all users and admins to review their system configurations and patch status."

  • ZDNet Australia: Australian innovators attempt to 'SNARE' Linux users (2001-11-07 04:24:26)
    "According to Leigh Purdie, director and principal security consultant, this is the first release of code for a host-based intrusion detection system, although there have been inroads made into the development of source code to address network-based intrusion detection."