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Linux Advisory Watch - May 13, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, May 13 2005 @ 09:31 PM EDT
Contributed by: glosser

It's the end of the week, and that means a trip to Linux.com to see what the security warnings for the week were.

This week, advisories were released for squid, smail, XFree86, lapack, system-config-bind, gnutls, util-linux, libexif, ethereal, postgresql, gaim, pygtk, GnuTLS, gzip, TCPDump, libTIFF, HT, and openmotif. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Developer Demonstrates Dashboard Exploit Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 10 2005 @ 12:35 PM EDT
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The first Mac OS X 10.4 hole has been discovered. Unfortunately, it's a rather ugly one.

A developer has demonstrated a Dashboard exploit in Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger that a malicious Web site owner could use to install widgets you might not want on your Mac.

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Top 20 security holes listed Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 10 2005 @ 12:05 PM EDT
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The quarterly SANS top 20 security list is out, and Microsoft tops the charts again.

The respected SANS Institute has published its latest list "top 20" list of critical Internet security vulnerabilities, which it says companies should patch immediately.

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Zero-Day Firefox Exploit Sends Mozilla Scrambling Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 09 2005 @ 03:54 PM EDT
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It's funny how everytime someone writes a "sky is falling" Firefox article, Java finds itself as the culprit but escapes the headlines everytime.

For the fourth time in three months, major security flaws in the upstart Firefox Web browser have pushed volunteers at the Mozilla Foundation into damage-control mode.

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Linux Advisory Watch - May 6, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 07 2005 @ 03:59 AM EDT
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It's the end of the week, that means a quick trip to Linux.com to find out what security warnings there were for the week.

This week, perhaps the most interesting articles include ethereal, prozilla, smartlist, kdewebdev, wireless-tools, gimp, bootparamd, tcpdump, kdelibs, vte, php, words, util-linux, lapack, gnuutils, and glibc. The distributors include Conectiva, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Hackers aren't just picking on Microsoft: study Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 02 2005 @ 03:24 PM EDT
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This study finds that people tend to pick the easiest targets, instead of the most numerous. Unfortunately, Microsoft products tend to be both.

WASHINGTON - Online criminals turned their attention to antivirus software and media players like Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes in the first three months of 2005 as they sought new ways to take control of users' computers, according to a survey released on Monday.

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Linux Advisory Watch - April 29, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 30 2005 @ 04:09 AM EDT
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It's the end of the week, that means a trip to Linux.com to check the security warnings for this week.

This week, articles were released for squid, gaim, evolution, junkbuster, samba, cvs, kdelibs, libtiff, mc, dia, cyrus, ImageMagik, openMosixview, kimgio, convert-UUlib, kernel, shareutils, and mozilla. Distributors include Conectiva, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Red Hat, and SuSE.

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Linux Advisory Watch - April 22, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 23 2005 @ 02:53 AM EDT
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It's a good thing it's Friday, that means it's time for the Linux Advisory Watch from Linux.com.

This week, advisories were released for MySQL, PHP, libexif, gtkhtml, info2www, geneweb, f2c, XFCE, vixie-cron, at, nasm, aspell, urw-fonts, htdig, alsa-lib, curl, HelixPlayer, cvs, foomatic, monkeyd, mplayer, xloadimage, logwatch, kernel, OpenOffice, and PostgreSQL. The distributors include Conectiva, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Red Hat, and SuSE.

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Bastille Linux update: Hardening the OS with help from Uncle Sam Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, April 19 2005 @ 04:26 PM EDT
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The NewsForge interviews the Bastille Linux team and learns of the new security measures they have added.

The Bastille Linux project has recently been working with the U.S. government to improve and harden the operating system security software. Project leader Jay Beale took some time to tell NewsForge readers what's been going on recently with Bastille.

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Linux Advisory Watch - April 15, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 16 2005 @ 12:23 AM EDT
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It's not a Friday, without a visit to Linux.com for their Linux Advisory Watch.

This week packages were released for axel, gftp, wireless-tools, glibc, selinux-policy-targeted, kernel, autofs, GnomeVFS, phpMyAdmin, shorewall, gtk, shareutils, gdk-buf, kdegraphics, dhcp, and gaim. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake, Red Hat, and SuSE.

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