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Security Linux News for Sep 05, 2002

  • Network Magazine: Open Source Software: Is it Really Secure? (Sep 05, 2002, 22:00)
    "OSS has proved to be as secure as, if not more secure than, proprietary software from big software vendors. You can take steps to assure that the software you've downloaded hasn't been tampered with, simply by verifying the digital signature that many distributors include at their download sites..."

  • Gentoo Linux Advisory: scrollkeeper (Sep 05, 2002, 15:49)
    "The scrollkeeper-get-cl program creates temporary files in an insecure manner in /tmp using guessable filenames..."

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: mailman (Sep 05, 2002, 15:48)
    "'office' reported several cross site scripting vulnerabilities in Mailman versions 2.0.11 and older..."