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Linux Advisory Watch - July 15, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 16 2005 @ 09:32 PM EDT
Contributed by: glosser

Late, but not forgotten, is our weekly trip to Linux.com to check the weekly security advisories.

This week, advisories were released for fuse, drupal, egroupware, ettercap, dhcpcd, ruby, squid, gzip, gedit, centericq, tiff, squirrelmail, kdegraphics, dlm-kernel, gnbd-kernel, cman-kernel, GFS-kernel, procps, libwnck, metacity, gaim, audit, libxml2, dhcp, lam, vixie-cron, krb5, net-snmp, selinux-policy-targeted, bind, rpm, openssh, pam, phpWebSite, phpGroupWare, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Ruby, MIT Kerberos 5, Bugzilla, pam_ldap, nss_ldap, Mozilla Firefox, krb5, cups. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Linux Advisory Watch - July 8, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 09 2005 @ 04:18 PM EDT
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We present Friday's Linux Advisory Watch from Linux.com.

This week, advisories were released for crip, Network Manager, HelixPlayer, gedit, gzip, selinux, gnome, openssh, libwpd, openoffice, openssh, binutils, totem, rgmanager, magma-plugins, iddev, fence, dlm, cman, css, GFS, mod_perl, Heimdal, and sudo. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Debian addresses security concerns Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 09 2005 @ 04:11 PM EDT
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The reports of Debian's security woes have been exaggerated. As quickly as they were reported, they have just as swiftly vanished.

Popular Linux distributor Debian has moved quickly to address concerns it was falling behind on security.

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Adobe fixes Linux flaw in Reader Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 07 2005 @ 03:29 PM EDT
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Adobe has fixed a security hole in Acrobat Reader for Linux.

Adobe Systems on Tuesday issued a patch for vulnerabilities found in Unix and Linux versions of its Adobe Reader.

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Security an ongoing problem for Debian Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 05 2005 @ 04:39 PM EDT
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Ziff Davis chronicles the recent issues the Debian project has had releasing prompt security updates.

Debian is facing difficulties getting timely security updates to users of its Linux distribution due to lack of manpower and software problems.

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Linux Advisory Watch - July 1, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 02 2005 @ 03:43 AM EDT
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It's Friday, time to visit Linux.com for the weekly security alerts.

This week, advisories were released for crip, Network Manager, HelixPlayer, gedit, gzip, selinux, gnome, openssh, libwpd, openoffice, openssh, binutils, totem, rgmanager, magma-plugins, iddev, fence, dlm, cman, css, GFS, mod_perl, Heimdal, and sudo. The distributors include Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Linux Advisory Watch - June 24, 2005 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 26 2005 @ 04:55 PM EDT
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It wouldn't be a weekend edition without a visit to Linux.com for the weekly Linux Advisory Watch.

This week, advisories were released for elinks, mikmod, tcpdump, parted, system-config-securitylevel, checkpolicy, spamassassin, gaim, ruby, arts, kde, util-linux, sudo, gawk, mc, pilot-link, alsa-utils, jpilot, ImageMagick, hwdata, webapp, cpio, squirrelmail, and bzip2. The distributors include Fedora, Gentoo, and Red Hat.

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Quick Fix in Linux Kernel Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, June 24 2005 @ 04:26 AM EDT
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Only days after release, two potential security issues in the new 2.6.12 kernel have been fixed. Anyone think Microsoft could ever act that fast?

Just days after the much-anticipated Linux 2.6.12 kernel was officially released, an update has been issued to fix two security vulnerabilities.

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DShield - A community approach to intrusion detection Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 23 2005 @ 04:52 AM EDT
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Linux.com takes a look at the DShield project.

Analyzing firewall logs is key to understanding the threats your servers face. Knowing what the bad guys are looking for is the first step in assessing how vulnerable your servers are. Both open source and commercial firewalls make log information available to firewall administrator. But taking risk assessment a step further, what if there were a way to apply the principles that make open source software successful to firewall log analysis? A way to help yourself and others at the same time? The DShield project seeks to do just that.

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IE, Firefox SpoofableAgain Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, June 21 2005 @ 11:02 PM EDT
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Thanks to Javascript, all web browsers are again vunerable to spoof attacks.

Internet Explorer and Firefox -- even the newest edition that's getting ready for release -- can be spoofed by hackers intent on stealing passwords or other confidential information, a security firm said Tuesday.

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