linux security

Debian Linux project released today bug fixes for lighttpd and gaim package that allows remote attacks and DoS attacks.

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It was discovered that Cacti, a systems and services monitoring frontend, performed insufficient input sanitising, leading to cross site scripting and SQL injection being possible.

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An updated autofs package that fixes a bug is now available under RHEL 4.x server and desktop systems.

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The smaba has a regression where under certain circumstances accessing large files might cause the client to report an invalid packet length error.

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News Roundup

by on January 21, 2008 · 0 comments

=> KDE 4 Review : Ars Technica reviews KDE 4.0 – KDE 4.0 was officially released last week after extensive development. The long-awaited 4.0 release ushers in a new era for the popular open-source desktop environment and adds many intriguing new features and technologies. Unfortunately, the release comes with almost as many new bugs as […]

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Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is a Linux mandatory access controls, through the use of Linux Security Modules (LSM) in the Linux kernel. SELinux is enabled by default in RHEL 5 / CentOS 5 / Fedora etc. But many admin disabled it due to troubles and hard configuration options. So if you are afraid of SELinux, try […]

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