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Security Linux News for Jan 09, 2002

  • HOWTO Run a Microsoft-Free Shop (Jan 09, 2002, 08:40)
    "Do you find that you're incapable of stopping upgrades? Do you spend much of your day patching security holes? Do you have a vague sense that you're spending too much money on software? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you may have become overly dependent on Microsoft. Here's a handy 12-step program to cure your condition."

  • Debian Security Advisory: libgtop (Jan 09, 2002, 03:22)
    "Two different problems where found in libgtop-daemon... Since libgtop_daemon runs as user nobody both bugs could be used to gain access as the nobody user to a system running libgtop_daemon. Both problems have been fixed in version 1.0.6-1.1 and we recommend you upgrade your libgtop-daemon package immediately."