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Security Linux News for Jan 06, 2003

  • Cyberknights.com.au: Areas for Concern (2003-01-06 23:30:05)
    Recently, images from a presentation by Microsoft Belgium were published on the Web. The presentation made some concessions to Open Source, then set about picking apart the GPL. A link to a point-by-point rebuttal to Microsoft's anti-GPL reasoning is within.

  • Gentoo Linux Advisory: libmcrypt (2003-01-06 21:58:05)
    "limbcrypt versions prior to 2.5.5 contain a number of buffer overflow vulnerabilities that stem from imporper or lacking input validation..."

  • SOT Linux 2002 Advisory: pine (2003-01-06 14:11:34)
    "Pine 4.44 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (core dump and failed restart) via an email message with a From header that contains a large number of quotation marks (")..."