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Security Linux News for Jun 28, 2002

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: OpenSSH (2002-06-28 20:14:33)
    "ISS published an advisory concerning a remote vulnerability in OpenSSH that could be used by remote attackers to obtain root privileges on the server where OpenSSH is running..."

  • LinuxSecurity.com: Squid Vulnerability: Insecure forwarding of proxy_auth (2002-06-28 14:18:06)
    "'Under some conditions Squid may forward the proxy authentication credentails. This can happen if you normally require your users to log in to use the proxy, but allow some sites to be reached without needing to log in.'"

  • Madeinlinux Advisory: openssh (2002-06-28 14:16:26)
    "Openssh versions between 2.9.9 and 3.3 contain a bug in the ChallengeResponseAuthentication code. This bug can be exploited remotely if ChallengeResponseAuthentication is enabled in sshd_config..."

  • TechWeb: Linux: Feelin' Secure (2002-06-28 01:00:02)
    A brief roundup piece on various security articles/reviews from the CMP media outlets.