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Security Linux News for Jan 04, 2002

  • Snort-Setup for Statistics HOWTO (Jan 04, 2002, 23:03)
    "This HOWTO describes how to configure Snort version 1.8.3 to be used in conjunction with the statistical tools ACID (Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases) and SnortSnarf. Additionally a description of how to automatically update Max Vision's rules, some scripts which may be helpful and a demo swatch configuration is included."

  • Debian Security Advisory: exim (Jan 04, 2002, 14:23)
    "The bug's effect is that, instead of obeying the correct pipe command, a broken Exim runs the command encoded in the local part of the address."

  • VNUNet: Rare Linux virus on the loose (Jan 04, 2002, 10:56)
    "It has emerged in the last week that another of those rare Linux viruses may be on the loose. And this one has strong similarities to October's Remote Shell Trojan (RST) that was largely dismissed by the Linux community."

  • 2001, 2002, 2003... A Collection of Year Behind/Year Ahead Opinion (Jan 04, 2002, 03:33)
    Predictions, and (still with us in 2002) desktop opinionating. A collection of links.