Security Warrior

Errata for Security Warrior

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 6
3rd Paragraph, 4th sentence

"This method of updating the stack is called first in, first out" NOW READS: "This method of updating the stack is called last in, first out"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
Other Digital Version
27
line 2

Comment character (;) missing at beginning of line

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
27
2nd code, 3rd line

"with the following:" should be a standard paragraph instead of being part of the code.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 27
line 2

Comment character (;) missing at beginning of line

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Printed
Page 27
2nd code, 3rd line

"with the following:" should be a standard paragraph instead of being part of the code.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
76
last text para, 1st line

"dt_tag" -> "d_tag" (see code above this para)

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 76
last text para, 1st line

"dt_tag" -> "d_tag" (see code above this para)

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Printed
Page 125
Table 4-1

The bit values in the table are wrong (they don't match what the table is said to be about).

Anonymous   
Other Digital Version
127
1st code, 2nd line

"BL if = equal" -> "BL if equal"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 127
1st code, 2nd line

"BL if = equal" -> "BL if equal"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
135
line 4

"registries" -> "registers"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 135
line 4

"registries" -> "registers"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
139
line 6

"28 (hex) bits of memory" -> "28 (hex) bytes of memory"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 139
line 6

"28 (hex) bits of memory" -> "28 (hex) bytes of memory"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
141
line 11

"a message of just "R"" -> "a message of just "H""

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 141
line 11

"a message of just "R"" -> "a message of just "H""

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Printed
Page 189
in figure 6-5

the field "identification" should be "Payload Length"

Anonymous   
Other Digital Version
192
4th line from top

The decimal value of (ox)40 is 64, not 62.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 192
4th line from top

The decimal value of (ox)40 is 64, not 62.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
195
The field "ttl" in the 2nd code line (top of page)

is not described in the list below the code. It should say: ttl The IP Time-to-live field.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 195
The field "ttl" in the 2nd code line (top of page)

is not described in the list below the code. It should say: ttl The IP Time-to-live field.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
196
1st para of Fragroute section, line 2

"to its its author" -> "to its author"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 196
1st para of Fragroute section, line 2

"to its its author" -> "to its author"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
214
code in lower half

line with whois command is missing (or the line above the code should say "The following is an example output of ...")

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 214
code in lower half

line with whois command is missing (or the line above the code should say "The following is an example output of ...")

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
215
3rd line

"In might seem" -> "It might seem"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 215
3rd line

"In might seem" -> "It might seem"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
216
3rd line from bottom

"list of search of engines" -> "list of search engines"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 216
3rd line from bottom

"list of search of engines" -> "list of search engines"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
246
2nd para in section "Timestamps"

"(change time, or ctime)" and "(modified time, or mtime)" are misplaced and need to be swaped. (Compare with the -- correct -- comments in the code at bottom of page.)

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 246
2nd para in section "Timestamps"

"(change time, or ctime)" and "(modified time, or mtime)" are misplaced and need to be swaped. (Compare with the -- correct -- comments in the code at bottom of page.)

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
247
The bottom of the page

delete a space after the comma. "-o noatime, remount" should be "-o noatime,remount" and "-o ro, remount" should be "-o ro,remount".

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 247
The bottom of the page

delete a space after the comma. "-o noatime, remount" should be "-o noatime,remount" and "-o ro, remount" should be "-o ro,remount".

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
252
1st list entry

"Telnet, shell on port" -> "Telnet, shell on high port"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 252
1st list entry

"Telnet, shell on port" -> "Telnet, shell on high port"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
262
1st new paragraph of page, after the two chmod examples

The book says, ...thus, if the umask is set to 600, all new files are created with read and write rights... should be: ...thus, if the umask is set to 177, all new files are created with read and write rights...

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 262
1st new paragraph of page, after the two chmod examples

The book says, ...thus, if the umask is set to 600, all new files are created with read and write rights... should be: ...thus, if the umask is set to 177, all new files are created with read and write rights...

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
274
mid of page

"This produces a list of all SUID binaries ..." and the following line of code are redundant; they repeat the previous 2 paragraph and code lines.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 274
mid of page

"This produces a list of all SUID binaries ..." and the following line of code are redundant; they repeat the previous 2 paragraph and code lines.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
275
4th paragraph in "Login Security"

Official URL of Linux Documentation Project is changed from http://www.linuxdoc.org to http://www.tldp.org

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 275
4th paragraph in "Login Security"

Official URL of Linux Documentation Project is changed from http://www.linuxdoc.org to http://www.tldp.org

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
319

The introducing sentences for the two lists refer both to the same year (2002). The first list should say 2003.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 319

The introducing sentences for the two lists refer both to the same year (2002). The first list should say 2003.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
330
1st line in section SMB Attack

"Service Message Block" -> "Server Message Block"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 330
1st line in section SMB Attack

"Service Message Block" -> "Server Message Block"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
333
3rd paragraph line 3

"Adminstrative" -> "Administrative"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 333
3rd paragraph line 3

"Adminstrative" -> "Administrative"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
377
line 14

"visitble" -> "visible"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 377
line 14

"visitble" -> "visible"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
397
end of 5th line

"segmen" -> "segment"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 397
end of 5th line

"segmen" -> "segment"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
416
line 11-12

"http://ngrep.courceforge.net/" -> "http://ngrep.sourceforge.net/"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 416
line 11-12

"http://ngrep.courceforge.net/" -> "http://ngrep.sourceforge.net/"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
439
1st paragraph line 3

The dot at the end of line should be removed (it's not the end of the sentence -- see next line).

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 439
1st paragraph line 3

The dot at the end of line should be removed (it's not the end of the sentence -- see next line).

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
441
bottom of page, list entry "1."

There are two colons at end of line, one is redundant.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 441
bottom of page, list entry "1."

There are two colons at end of line, one is redundant.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
445
References

The last entry is redundant (repeats the 4th entry).

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 445
References

The last entry is redundant (repeats the 4th entry).

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
447
4th paragraph, 5th line from bottom

One redundant "a" at end of line.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 447
4th paragraph, 5th line from bottom

One redundant "a" at end of line.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
453
1st paragraph line 4

"RFC 918" -> "RFC 1918"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 453
1st paragraph line 4

"RFC 918" -> "RFC 1918"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
456
2nd-to-last line

"oneof" -> "one of"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 456
2nd-to-last line

"oneof" -> "one of"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
465
last section title

"framwork" -> "framework"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 465
last section title

"framwork" -> "framework"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
475
list item 1

web address changed to http://sourceforge.net/projects/aide

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 475
list item 1

web address changed to http://sourceforge.net/projects/aide

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
494
figures 22-9 and 22-10

Wrong screenshots! 22-9 should show the IE tab of Evidence Eliminator (currently in figure 22-10), and 22-10 should show the NSN (Netscape) tab.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 494
figures 22-9 and 22-10

Wrong screenshots! 22-9 should show the IE tab of Evidence Eliminator (currently in figure 22-10), and 22-10 should show the NSN (Netscape) tab.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
513
table A-9, last row

"Preceding an address" -> "Preceding an address specifies indirection"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 513
table A-9, last row

"Preceding an address" -> "Preceding an address specifies indirection"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Printed
Page 533
2nd paragraph line 3

"European-managed" -> "European managed"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008