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Security news roundup: October 15, 2007

Here is a collection of recent news stories posted on TechRepublic's IT Security blog, which covers a new DoS vulnerability reported in SuSE Linux Enterprise Server and the SuSE kernel.

Here is a collection of recent news stories posted on TechRepublic's IT Security blog, which covers a new DoS vulnerability reported in SuSE Linux Enterprise Server and the SuSE kernel.

A vulnerability that can be exploited to cause a Denial of Service has been reported in SuSE Linux Enterprise Server. SuSE has also released an update for various vulnerabilities found in the kernel.

Multiple local file-access and information-disclosure vulnerabilities have been discovered in Sun Java WebStart. Multiple versions of Java and platforms, including Windows, Linux, and Solaris are affected.

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