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Security Linux News for Sep 11, 2003

  • The Times of India: Sobig Worms Give Linux Some Wriggle Room (2003-09-11 22:00:54)
    "Recently, when six versions of the Sobig worm wreaked havoc on Miscrosoft systems worldwide, the decade-old debate between Microsoft and Linux users in India was reopened..."

  • EnGarde Secure Linux Advisory: pine (2003-09-11 21:58:53)
    "The pine e-mail client shipped with EnGarde Secure Linux contains buffer overflows which may be exploited by a remote attacker by sending the victim a specially crafted email..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: sane-backends (2003-09-11 21:56:55)
    "Alexander Hvostov, Julien Blache and Aurelien Jarno discovered several security-related problems in the sane-backends package..."

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: pine (2003-09-11 20:27:32)
    "These fix two security problems found by iDEFENSE Labs which could lead to arbitrary code execution when a specially crafted email is processed by Pine..."