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Ubuntu: 1046-1: Sudo vulnerability  20 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Alexander Kurtz discovered that sudo would not prompt for a password whena group was specified in the Runas_Spec. A local attacker could exploitthis to execute arbitrary code as the specified group if sudo wasconfigured to allow the attacker to use a program as this group. The groupRunas_Spec is not used in the default installation of Ubuntu. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1045-1: FUSE vulnerability  19 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that FUSE could be tricked into incorrectly updating themtab file when mounting filesystems. A local attacker, with access to useFUSE, could unmount arbitrary locations, leading to a denial of service. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1045-2: util-linux update  19 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1045-1 fixed vulnerabilities in FUSE. This update to util-linux addssupport for new options required by the FUSE update. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1044-1: D-Bus vulnerability  18 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Remi Denis-Courmont discovered that D-Bus did not properly validate thenumber of nested variants when validating D-Bus messages. A local attackercould exploit this to cause a denial of service. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1042-2: PHP5 regression  13 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1042-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PHP5. The fix for CVE-2010-3436introduced a regression in the open_basedir restriction handling code.This update fixes the problem. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1043-1: Little CMS vulnerability  12 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the code forhandling transformations of monochrome profiles could allow an attackerto cause a denial of service through a specially crafted image.(CVE-2009-0793) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1009-2: GNU C Library vulnerability  12 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1009-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the GNU C library. Colin Watsondiscovered that the fixes were incomplete and introduced flaws withsetuid programs loading libraries that used dynamic string tokens in theirRPATH. If the "man" program was installed setuid, a local attacker couldexploit this to gain "man" user privileges, potentially leading to further [More...]
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