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Ubuntu: 1038-1: dpkg vulnerability  06 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jakub Wilk and RaphaŽl Hertzog discovered that dpkg-source did notcorrectly handle certain paths and symlinks when unpacking source-formatversion 3.0 packages. If a user or an automated system were tricked intounpacking a specially crafted source package, a remote attacker couldmodify files outside the target unpack directory, leading to a denial [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1033-1: Eucalyptus vulnerability  16 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Eucalyptus did not verify password resets fromthe Admin UI correctly. An unauthenticated remote attacker could issuepassword reset requests to gain admin privileges in the Eucalyptusenvironment. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1024-2: OpenJDK regression  14 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1024-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenJDK. Some of the additionalbackported improvements could interfere with the compilation of certainJava software. This update fixes the problem. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1031-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities  09 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Arkadiusz Miskiewicz and others discovered that the PDF processingcode in libclamav improperly validated input. This could allow aremote attacker to craft a PDF document that could crash clamav orpossibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-4260, CVE-2010-4479) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1019-1: Firefox and Xulrunner vulnerabilities  09 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jesse Ruderman, Andreas Gal, Nils, Brian Hackett, and Igor Bukanovdiscovered several memory issues in the browser engine. An attacker couldexploit these to crash the browser or possibly run arbitrary code as theuser invoking the program. (CVE-2010-3776, CVE-2010-3777, CVE-2010-3778) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1030-1: Kerberos vulnerabilities  09 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Kerberos did not properly determine theacceptability of certain checksums. A remote attacker could use certainchecksums to alter the prompt message, modify a response to a KeyDistribution Center (KDC) or forge a KRB-SAFE message. (CVE-2010-1323) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1029-1: OpenSSL vulnerabilities  07 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that an old bug workaround in the SSL/TLSserver code allowed an attacker to modify the stored session cacheciphersuite. This could possibly allow an attacker to downgrade theciphersuite to a weaker one on subsequent connections. (CVE-2010-4180) [More...]
 
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