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Security Linux News for Nov 30, 2001

  • Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - wu-ftpd (2001-11-30 23:27:45)
    "This is a follow-up to the CLSA-2001:442 announcement, where a critical security problem was fixed. The wu-ftpd developers now released an official fix for that problem, but with two additional corrections."

  • Slashdot: Felten vs. RIAA Hearing (2001-11-30 22:34:15)
    "On Wednesday I attended a hearing in Felten vs. RIAA, the lawsuit filed by Professor Felten, other Princeton researchers, and USENIX against the RIAA, SDMI, Verance, and the Department of Justice. As you already know, the judge dismissed the case. But taking a look at the hearing might provide some insight into how the judicial system works."

  • Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - wu-ftpd (2000-06-23 17:43:48)
    "wu-ftpd package version 2.6.0 and below has a buffer overflow that can be remotely exploited and give an attacker root privileges on the remote machine."