Red Hat releases Linux patches

    Date19 Dec 2003
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Red Hat has released a range of patches for its Linux 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 versions which previously allowed a local user to fire off denial-of-service attacks. The real issue comes with the Apache Web server. It was discovered that if . . . Red Hat has released a range of patches for its Linux 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 versions which previously allowed a local user to fire off denial-of-service attacks. The real issue comes with the Apache Web server. It was discovered that if someone gained access to the main configuration and access-restriction files used with Apache, they could set up a denial-of-service attack. They could also gained increased system privileges, making the possibility of other hacks larger.
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