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Ubuntu: 1075-1: Samba vulnerability  28 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Volker Lendecke discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain filedescriptors. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request tothe server and cause Samba to crash or hang, resulting in a denial ofservice. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1074-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  25 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Al Viro discovered a race condition in the TTY driver. A local attackercould exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service.(CVE-2009-4895) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1073-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  25 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gleb Napatov discovered that KVM did not correctly check certain privilegedoperations. A local attacker with access to a guest kernel could exploitthis to crash the host system, leading to a denial of service.(CVE-2010-0435) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1072-1: Linux vulnerabilities  25 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gleb Napatov discovered that KVM did not correctly check certain privilegedoperations. A local attacker with access to a guest kernel could exploitthis to crash the host system, leading to a denial of service.(CVE-2010-0435) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1071-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  25 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Tavis Ormandy discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly implementexception fixup. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel,leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3086) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1070-1: Bind vulnerability  23 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled IXFR transfers and dynamicupdates while under heavy load when used as an authoritative server. Aremote attacker could use this flaw to cause Bind to stop responding,resulting in a denial of service. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 1069-1: Mailman vulnerabilities  22 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Mailman did not properly sanitize certain fields,resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. With cross-sitescripting vulnerabilities, if a user were tricked into viewing serveroutput during a crafted server request, a remote attacker could exploitthis to modify the contents, or steal confidential data, within the same [More...]
 
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