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Security Linux News for Nov 14, 2002

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: bind (Nov 14, 2002, 20:25)
    "Circumstancial evidence suggests that the Internet Software Consortium (ISC), maintainers of BIND, was made aware of these issues in mid-October. Distributors of Open Source operating systems, including Debian, were notified of these vulnerabilities via CERT about 12 hours before the release of the advisories on November 12th..."

  • Trojan Found in libpcap and tcpdump (Nov 14, 2002, 14:26)
    "Members of The Houston Linux Users Group discovered that the newest sources of libpcap and tcpdump available from were contaminated with trojan code..."

  • SuSE Linux Advisory: bind8 (Nov 14, 2002, 14:22)
    "The security research company ISS (Internet Security Services) has discovered several vulnerabilities in the BIND8 name server, including a remotely exploitable buffer overflow..."