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Security Linux News for Jan 28, 2002

  • Conectiva Security Announcement: openldap (Jan 28, 2002, 20:17)
    "Thomas Fritz reported[3] a vulnerability in the ldap server which could be exploited by remote attackers to delete attributes from an object even if those attributes were protected by ACLs."

  • Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory: rsync (Jan 28, 2002, 17:52)
    "This update fixes the signed/unsigned remote exploit bug in rsync. In previous releases the rsync program contained several bugs which would allow remote attackers to write 0-bytes to almost arbitrary stack- locations, thus giving them control over the programflow so that they could obtain a shell remotely."