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Security Linux News for Nov 20, 2002

  • SuSE Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 20, 2002, 21:41)
    "The error consists of a buffer overflow in a commonly used routine that accepts user input and may write up to 127 bytes past the end of the buffer allocated with static length, leaving enough room for an exploit..."

  • BusinessWeek: Open-Source Security Is Opening Eyes (Nov 20, 2002, 16:00)
    "From out of nowhere in just two years, this once unimaginable segment is gaining credibility, venture-capital backing, and sales.."

  • CNET: Sun Plays Safe with Linux Device (Nov 20, 2002, 10:00)
    "The new product, the Sun LX50 Firewall/VPN appliance, runs a version of the open-source operating system with enhanced security..."