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Ubuntu: 1083-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  02 March 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: 1080-2: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  02 March 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1080-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. This update providesthe corresponding updates for the Linux kernel for use with EC2. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1082-1: Pango vulnerabilities  02 March 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Marc Schoenefeld discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain GlyphDefinition (GDEF) tables. If a user were tricked into displaying text witha specially-crafted font, an attacker could cause Pango to crash, resultingin a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and 9.10.(CVE-2010-0421) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1081-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  01 March 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that KVM did not correctly initialize certain CPUregisters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leadingto a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3698) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1080-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  01 March 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not checkcertain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash thesystem or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1079-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities  01 March 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that untrusted Java applets could create domainname resolution cache entries, allowing an attacker to manipulatename resolution within the JVM. (CVE-2010-4448) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1078-1: Logwatch vulnerability  28 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Dominik George discovered that logwatch did not properly sanitizelog file names that were passed to the shell as part of a command.If a remote attacker were able to generate specially crafted filenames(for example, via Samba logging), they could execute arbitrary codewith root privileges. [More...]
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