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Ubuntu: 986-1: bzip2 vulnerability  20 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
An integer overflow was discovered in bzip2. If a user or automated systemwere tricked into decompressing a crafted bz2 file, an attacker could causebzip2 or any application linked against libbz2 to crash or possibly executecode as the user running the program. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 978-2: Thunderbird regression  16 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-978-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Thunderbird. Some users reportedstability problems under certain circumstances. This update fixes theproblem. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 975-2: Firefox and Xulrunner regression  16 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-975-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox and Xulrunner. Some usersreported stability problems under certain circumstances. This update fixesthe problem. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 978-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities  08 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Several dangling pointer vulnerabilities were discovered in Thunderbird. Anattacker could exploit this to crash Thunderbird or possibly run arbitrarycode as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2767,CVE-2010-3167) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 975-1: Firefox and Xulrunner vulnerabilities  08 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Several dangling pointer vulnerabilities were discovered in Firefox. Anattacker could exploit this to crash the browser or possibly run arbitrarycode as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2767,CVE-2010-3167) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 985-1: mountall vulnerability  08 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Alasdair MacGregor discovered that mountall created a udev rule filewith world-writable permissions. A local attacker could exploit thisunder certain conditions to cause udev to execute arbitrary commands asthe root user. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 984-1: LFTP vulnerability  07 September 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that LFTP incorrectly filtered filenames suggestedby Content-Disposition headers. If a user or automated system were trickedinto downloading a file from a malicious site, a remote attacker couldcreate the file with an arbitrary name, such as a dotfile, and possibly runarbitrary code. [More...]
 
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