8.6 Keeping up to date on security issues

Distributors maintain mailing lists and sites for fixes that relate to their Linux distributions. Here are some useful addresses for general information on security alerts:


Visit http://www.securityfocus.com/ for general security issues. From this site, you can also link to the BugTraq mailing list for the discussion and announcement of computer security vulnerabilities.

CERT Coordination Center

Visit http://www.cert.org/ for general information, and http://www.cert.org/contact_cert/certmaillist.html for a mailing list with current security fixes.


Visit http://www.securiteam.com/ for a mailing list with news on current security issues and tools.


Visit http://www.securitytracker.com/ for news on security. You can list the issues according to vendors, impacts, and other categories.


Visit http://www.sans.org/top20/ for a list of the top vulnerabilities of computers.

Linux on the Mainframe
Linux on the Mainframe
ISBN: 0131014153
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 199

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