LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, October 23, 2000

“This week, a few interesting articles were released covering
firewalls. “Installing a firewall,” and “Internet Firewall
Essentials” covers the basics on how to implement firewall
protection. In our Vendor section, we have highlighted an article
that outlines a few of the commercial Linux firewalls that are

This week, advisories were released for gnupg, php,
traceroute, curl, fingerd, xpdf, LPRnf, muh, apache, cfengine,
ping, ypbind/client, and gnorpm. The vendors include Caldera,
Conectiva, Debian, FreeBSD, Mandrake, Red Hat, Slackware, SuSE, and
TurboLinux. It is critical that you update all vulnerable packages
to reduce the risk of being compromised.

“Webmasters, our advisory and news feed is now available in RDF
format. We invite you to use and customize our feed to provide
up-to-date security content on your website.”


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