The Bug Report - Security patches for Linux and Exchange

Microsoft Corp. has issued a patch file for its Exchange Server 5.5. It plugs a hole that could let a hacker use the server to perform mail relaying, if the server is set up as a gateway via the Internet Messaging Service. While there were safeguards against this happening, gaps could still be exploited. The patch is at Microsoft credits Laurent Frinking of Quark Deutschland GmbH with identifying the vulnerability.

Red Hat Software has released a security advisory with Samba 2.0.5a for Red Hat Linux 6.0. This advisory is designed to rectify security problems in earlier versions of Samba, including a denial-of-service attack and a buffer overflow. The updates for different platforms (Intel, Alpha and Sparc) are at

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