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Security Linux News for Aug 13, 2002

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: glibc (2003-04-09 15:57:34)
    "eEye Digital Security discovered an integer overflow in the xdrmem_getbytes() function which is also present in GNU libc..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisories: interchange, xinetd, l2tpd (2002-08-13 19:57:15)
    Three advisories from the Debian Project.

  • The Register: PGP, GPG Defeated (2002-08-13 17:00:56)
    "OpenPGP and GnuPG are susceptible to a chosen-cyphertext attack which would allow an adversary capable of intercepting an encrypted message to use the intended recipient as an unwitting 'decryption oracle', researchers Kahil Jallad, Jonathan Katz and Bruce Schneier report in a recent paper..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: glibc (2002-08-13 14:51:58)
    "An integer overflow bug has been discovered in the RPC library used by GNU libc, which is derived from the SunRPC library..."