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The default permissions on /dev/kmem is insecure  07 December 1999 
The default permissions on /dev/kmem is insecure. A bug in all Linux 2.0.x kernels except 2.0.36 have a vulnerability which makes blind ip-spoofing possible.
 
Security hole in Netscape Communicator's 4.5  07 December 1999 
The Netscape Communicator 4.5 comes with "talkback", a quality enhancement tool by Fullcircle (www.fullcircle.com). If the communicator crashs for any reason, the file with the name /tmp/.$UID.talkback is read in, and the pid in this file is killed. After that, the file is truncated/created without checks for {sym|hard}links and the pid of the current talkback process is written into the file.
 
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