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Security hole in samba  08 December 1999 
a) A setuid root installed smbmnt could lead to a security breach due to a race condition. b) The NetBIOS name server nmbd is vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack. c) The message service of the SMB-/CIFS-server has got a buffer overflow.
 
Security hole in Klock  08 December 1999 
The KDE screensaver klock includes a bug, which allows to bypass the password authentication. While klock waits for kcheckpass to verify the password a timer is triggered and the dialog box is deleted. After kcheckpass completes klock crashs.
 
Security hole in Man (man_db)  08 December 1999 
The zsoelim program, which is part of the man package, creates files in /tmp without security checkings.
 
Execution of commands in Pine 4.x  07 December 1999 
By sending a malicious formated email pine could be tricked into executing shell scripts or binary programs.
 
Denial of Service on the 2.2 kernel  07 December 1999 
The Linux kernel 2.2.x doesn't correctly parse the IP options, which leads to kernel panic.
 
Security hole in INN  07 December 1999 
The innd wrapper inndstart could be tricked to execute arbitrary code by editing the environment (INNCONF), by modifing the inn.conf file or by overflowing a buffer.
 
Security hole in XFree86  07 December 1999 
XFree86 creates a directory in /tmp with the name .X11-unix for the X sockets and sets the directory to mode 1777. If an attacker creates a symlink with that filename and points it to another directory (e.g. /root), the permissions of the target directory is set to 1777.
 
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