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June 2002

News: July 09, 2002 19:27:37
FreeBSD 4.6 released
FreeBSD 4.6-RELEASE is available. It now uses XFree86 4.2.0 as the default X Window System version.

Outside: July 09, 2002 19:57:44
KernelTrap: Interview With Jordan Hubbard
KernelTrap has interviewed kernel hacker and guru Jordan Hubbard, one of the creators of FreeBSD and currently a manager of Apple's Darwin project.

News: July 09, 2002 20:02:53
Introducing NetBoz: a new, free, CD-ROM based firewall
NetBoz is a CD-ROM based firewall. No hard disk is required. Boots from the CD. A web administration system is included.

News: July 09, 2002 20:21:37
Wasabi Systems joins Super-H Partner Program
Wasabi Systems is porting NetBSD embedded operating system to 64-bit SH-5 processor.

Outside: July 10, 2002 05:10:15
BSDatWork: OpenBSD, OpenSSH, and Network Operating Systems
This article at shares some comments about remote holes, default installs, and privilege separation.

Outside: July 10, 2002 05:16:03
CNET: New Apache worm starts to spread
News about a worm capable of spreading to FreeBSD servers running vulnerable versions of Apache HTTPD.

Outside: July 10, 2002 05:21:42
OnLAMP: Securing Small Networks with OpenBSD, Part 5
This article covers newsyslog and managing system log files.

News: July 10, 2002 05:54:42
OpenSSH fixes security hole
OpenSSH 3.4 fixes an input validation error that can result in an integer overflow and privilege escalation. (This bug is in versions of OpenSSH's sshd between 2.3.1 and 3.3.)

News: July 10, 2002 06:30:34
Potential buffer overflow in the DNS resolvers
A potential buffer overflow in some DNS resolvers has been found. Possibly arbitary code could be executed running with the permissions of an application using the resolver.