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Security Linux News for Nov 06, 2009

  • A strangely compromised Linux box (2009-11-06 12:43:59)
    A.P. Lawrence: "A customer reported that a Linux machine used for ssh access (to in turn give telnet access to an ancient SCO machine) was refusing logins. I asked him to try logging in as root at the console; he was unable to do so."

  • Vulnerability in SSL/TLS protocol (2009-11-06 01:47:19)
    The H Open: "According to reports, vulnerabilities in the SSL/TLS protocol can be exploited by attackers to insert content into secure connections. If this is correct, it would affect HTTPS and all other protocols which use TLS for security, including IMAP."