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Linux-PAM Login Bypass Security Vulnerability Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 24 2007 @ 01:30 PM EST
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A vulnerability has been reported in Linux-PAM, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

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Linux guru argues against security liability Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 18 2007 @ 02:50 PM EST
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Alan Cox, one of the leading Linux kernel developers, has told a House of Lords hearing that neither open- nor closed-source developers should be liable for the security of the code they write.

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Linux Kernel "ip_summed" Memory Corruption Vulnerability Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 15 2007 @ 01:48 PM EST
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A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Red Hat update for xorg-x11 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 10 2007 @ 12:04 PM EST
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Red Hat has issued an update for xorg-x11. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

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Debian Security Advisory: DSA 1244-1 - New xine-lib packages fix arbitrary code execution Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 03 2007 @ 01:18 PM EST
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It was discovered that the Xine multimedia library performs insufficient sanitising of Real streams, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code through a buffer overflow.

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Linux Kernel Unspecified "init_timer()" Security Issue Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 29 2006 @ 11:55 AM EST
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A security issue with an unknown impact has been reported in Linux Kernel.

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SGI Advanced Linux Environment Multiple Updates Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 27 2006 @ 03:51 AM EST
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SGI has issued a patch for SGI Advanced Linux Environment. This fixes some vulnerabilities and a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, overwrite arbitrary files and potentially compromise a user's system.

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Six Debian Security Advisories Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 04 2006 @ 04:03 PM EST
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1. DSA-1223-1 - New tar packages fix arbitrary file overwrite
2. DSA 1224-1 - New Mozilla packages fix several vulnerabilities
3. DSA 1225-2 - New Mozilla Firefox packages fix several vulnerabilities
4. DSA 1226-1 - New links packages fix arbitrary shell command execution
5. DSA 1227-1 - New Mozilla Thunderbird packages fix several vulnerabilities
6. DSA 1205-2 - New thttpd packages fix insecure temporary file creation

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Dual-purpose malicious code may be part of new trend Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 04 2006 @ 01:19 PM EST
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Hackers have released a sample code for a virus that could infect both Linux and Windows PCs.

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Firefox vulnerable to Password Manager flaw Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 22 2006 @ 02:05 PM EST
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Both the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox 2 and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 web browsers are vulnerable to a flaw that could allow attackers to steal passwords.

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