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Critical flaw hits Red Hat and Novell Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 24 2006 @ 03:54 PM EST
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Red Hat and Novell have released patches for a critical security hole in their Linux distributions, which stems from a vulnerability in the KDE desktop environment.

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Linux struck by major security hole Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 23 2006 @ 01:38 PM EST
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Linux vendors have warned of a serious security flaw affecting the KDE desktop environment, one of the two main graphical user interfaces used on Linux and Unix operating systems.

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Ntop Red Hat Initialisation Script Insecure Temporary File Creation Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 31 2005 @ 04:02 PM EST
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nnposter has reported a vulnerability in Ntop, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions on a vulnerable system with escalated privileges.

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Linux Advisory Watch - August 26, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, August 27 2005 @ 01:06 AM EDT
Contributed by: glosser

It wouldn't be a Friday, without a trip to Linux.com for the weekly security warnings.

This week, advisories were releaed for bluez-utils, thunderbird, mysql, epiphany, system-config-netboot, kdbg, doxygen, kdeedu, ncpfs, gaim, system-config-bind, tar, vnc, metacity, cups, pygtk, slocate, myodbc, xpdf, libgal2, dhcpv, diskdumputils, kdebase, cvs, hwdata, eject, pcre, kismet, wikiwiki, apache, tor, netpbm, vim, and elm. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Linux Advisory Watch - August 29, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 19 2005 @ 06:11 PM EDT
Contributed by: glosser

Don't be fooled by the title, Linux.com isn't looking into the future. Rather, they're listing this week's security warnings.

This week, advisories were released for amd64, fetchmail, Mozilla, heartbeat, clamav, lam, vim, evolution, audit, evolution, mc, kdeaddons, kdeadmin, kdebase, kdedu, kdegames, kdegraphics, kdemultimedia, kdenetwork, kdepim, kdesdk, kdetoys, kdeutils, kdevelop, kdewebdev, koffice, xpdf, arts, kdepim, epiphany, kdbg, doxygen, ncpfs, gaim, pcre, tar, vnc, metacity, cups, pygtk, shadow-utils, and netpbm. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, an Red Hat.

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Apple re-releases critical security patch Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 19 2005 @ 06:09 PM EDT
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Apple has fixed a problem with a security patch on Monday and re-released it.

Apple has re-released a mammoth security patch after the original update broke 64-bit applications.

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Linux Advisory Watch - August 12, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 16 2005 @ 03:15 AM EDT
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Here is a belated Linux Advisory Watch from Linux.com.

This week, advisories were released for yaboot, ttmkfdir, Netpbm, ruby, squirrelmail, sysreport, xpdf, kdegraphics, cups, ucd-snmp, gaim, ethereal, and gpdf. The distributors include Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Key bugs in core Linux code squashed Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 05 2005 @ 05:50 AM EDT
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A new study has found Linux kernel vunerabilities are becoming less frequent while the amount of code actually grows.

In December, Coverity looked at version 2.6.9 of the Linux kernel, the heart of the open-source operating system, and found six critical defects in the core file system and networking code. In July, the code analysis company scanned the latest version of the Linux kernel, version 2.6.12, and found no such programming errors, Coverity CEO Seth Hallem said.

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Linux Advisory Watch - July 29, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 30 2005 @ 04:54 AM EDT
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Linux.com informs us of the weekly security warnings via the Linux Advisory Watch.

This week, perhaps the most interesting articles include cacti, heimdal, webcalendar, ekg, phpbb2, setarch, openoffice, pvm, fetchmail, mozilla,devhelp, yelp, subversion, zlib, kdenetwork, perl, module-init-tools, mgetty, system-config-netboot, libsepol, gnbc-kernel, dlm-kernel, cman-kernel, util-linux, tar, gcc, libtool, audit, zlib, apr, pam_ldap, fetchmail, sandbox, Koptete, Clam, Ethereal, cpio, kdenetwork, httpd, and dhcpd. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Linux Advisory Watch - July 22, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 24 2005 @ 05:36 PM EDT
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It may be Sunday, but we aren't going to skip Friday's Linux Advisory Watch.

This week, advisories were released for krb5, heimdal, phpgadmin, ekg, heartbeat, affix, zlib, cacti, java, diskdumputils, radvd, bind, kdelibs, freeradius, firefox, thunderbird, ypserv, mysql, setarch, openoffice, pvm, fetchmail, mozilla, epiphany, devhelp, yelp, php, ruby, acroread, phpgroupware, dhcpd, mediawiki, cpio, shorewall, and kdenetwork. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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