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Security Linux News for Apr 26, 2002

  • Slackware Security Advisory: sudo (Apr 26, 2002, 14:21)
    "New sudo packages are available to fix a security problem which may allow users to become root, or to execute arbitrary code as root..."

  • Caldera Security Advisory: squid (Apr 26, 2002, 14:19)
    "Error and boundary conditions were not checked when handling compressed DNS answer messages in the internal DNS code (lib/rfc1035.c). A malicious DNS server could craft a DNS reply that would cause Squid to exit with a SIGSEGV..."

  • Red Hat Security Advisory: sudo, icecast (Apr 26, 2002, 01:30)
    Two Red Hat Linux security updates: sudo and icecast.