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Security Linux News for Jul 15, 2003

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: falconeye (Jul 15, 2003, 14:29)
    "The falconseye package is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploited via a long '-s' command line option..."

  • SuSE Linux Advisory: nfs-utils (Jul 15, 2003, 14:29)
    "iSEC Security Research has reported an off-by-one bug in the xlog() function used by the rpc.mountd..."

  • Linux Exposed: Attacks Exposed (Jul 15, 2003, 08:30)
    "How serious a particular attack type is depends on two things: how the attack is carried out, and what damage is done to the compromised system..."

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: nfs-utils (Jul 15, 2003, 03:59)
    "New nfs-utils packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, and -current to fix an off-by-one buffer overflow in xlog.c..."