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Linux Kernel Uncleared HID0[31] Denial of Service Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 21 2006 @ 02:57 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Linux Kernel UDF Truncation Denial of Service Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 17 2006 @ 04:57 PM EDT
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Colin reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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The Black Hat Wi-Fi exploit coverup Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 08 2006 @ 05:06 PM EDT
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Security researchers Dave Maynor of ISS and Johnny Cache -- a.k.a. Jon Ellch -- demonstrated an exploit that allowed them to install a rootkit on an Apple laptop in less than a minute. Well, sort of; they showed a video of it, and also noted that they'd used a third-party Wi-Fi card in the demo of the exploit, rather than the MacBook's internal Wi-Fi card. But they said that the exploit would work whether the third-party card -- which they declined to identify -- was inserted in a Mac, Windows, or Linux laptop.

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Linux Kernel Ext3 Invalid Inode Number Denial of Service Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 07 2006 @ 02:15 PM EDT
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James McKenzie has reported a vulnerability in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Linux magazine prints rootkit how-to Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 01 2006 @ 01:51 PM EDT
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Imaginatively named magazine for Linux users Linux Magazine has published an article entitled 'How to write a rootkit'. The piece is the cover story for the August issue of the magazine.

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Debian update for libnet-server-perl Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 25 2006 @ 02:07 PM EDT
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Debian has issued an update for libnet-server-perl. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Face it: Linux is insecure Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 07 2006 @ 01:29 PM EDT
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Linux is insecure. Open source is insecure. Windows is insecure. All software is insecure. Deal with it. People keep having this delusion that security is a product. That, if you just buy some magic box, you'll have a program or an operating system that's as secure as Fort Knox.

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Apple and Red Hat face up to flaws Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 01 2006 @ 02:01 PM EDT
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Red Hat and Apple have warned users of serious security flaws, including bugs in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel and Apple's WebObjects Xcode plug-in.

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Linux Kernel "die_if_kernel()" Potential Denial of Service Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 07 2006 @ 01:24 PM EST
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A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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New Mare Kicks At Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 21 2006 @ 02:10 PM EST
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Much attention is going to other viral issues on other operating systems right now. That doesn't mean operating systems like Linux don't feel the love because it does. The delightfully well-received Mare family of worms has yet another offspring and this one exploits a vulnerability in Mambo.

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