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Ubuntu: 1026-1: Python Paste vulnerability  07 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Python Paste did not properly sanitize certainstrings, resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. Withcross-site scripting vulnerabilities, if a user were tricked into viewingserver output during a crafted server request, a remote attacker couldexploit this to modify the contents, or steal confidential data, within [More...]
Ubuntu: 1025-1: Bind vulnerabilities  01 December 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Bind would incorrectly allow a ncache entry and arrsig for the same type. A remote attacker could exploit this to causeBind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3613) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1024-1: OpenJDK vulnerability  30 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that certain system property information was beingleaked, which could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1017-1: MySQL vulnerabilities  11 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that MySQL incorrectly handled certain requests with theUPGRADE DATA DIRECTORY NAME command. An authenticated user could exploitthis to make MySQL crash, causing a denial of service. This issue onlyaffected Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-2008) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1016-1: libxml2 vulnerability  10 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Bui Quang Minh discovered that libxml2 did not properly process XPathnamespaces and attributes. If an application using libxml2 opened aspecially crafted XML file, an attacker could cause a denial of service orpossibly execute code as the user invoking the program. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1015-1: libvpx vulnerability  10 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Christoph Diehl discovered that libvpx did not properly perform boundschecking. If an application using libvpx opened a specially craftedWebM file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly executecode as the user invoking the program. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1008-4: libvirt regression  08 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1008-1 fixed vulnerabilities in libvirt. The upstream fixes forCVE-2010-2238 changed the behavior of libvirt such that the domainXML could not specify 'host_device' as the qemu sub-type. While libvirt0.8.3 and later will longer support specifying this sub-type, thisupdate restores the old behavior on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. [More...]
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