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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...]
Ubuntu: 1042-1: PHP vulnerabilities  11 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that an integer overflow in the XML UTF-8 decodingcode could allow an attacker to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS)protections. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, Ubuntu 8.04 LTS,and Ubuntu 9.10. (CVE-2009-5016) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1041-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  10 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the btrfs filesystem did not correctlyvalidate permissions when using the clone function. A local attacker couldoverwrite the contents of file handles that were opened for append-only,or potentially read arbitrary contents, leading to a loss of privacy. OnlyUbuntu 9.10 was affected. (CVE-2010-2537, CVE-2010-2538) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1040-1: Django vulnerabilities  06 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Adam Baldwin discovered that Django did not properly validate query stringlookups. This could be exploited to provide an information leak to anattacker with admin privilieges. (CVE-2010-4534) [More...]
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