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Ubuntu: 1115-1: language-selector vulnerability  19 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu: 1113-1: Postfix vulnerabilities  18 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu: 1107-1: x11-xserver-utils vulnerability  06 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that the xrdb utility incorrectly filteredcrafted hostnames. An attacker could use this flaw with a maliciousDHCP server or with a remote xdmcp login and execute arbitrary code,resulting in root privilege escalation. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1106-1: NSS vulnerabilities  06 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that several invalid HTTPS certificates were issued andrevoked. An attacker could exploit these to perform a man in the middleattack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted communications.These certificates were marked as explicitly not trusted to prevent theirmisuse. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1105-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  05 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Dan Rosenberg discovered that multiple terminal ioctls did not correctlyinitialize structure memory. A local attacker could exploit this to readportions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy.(CVE-2010-4075, CVE-2010-4076, CVE-2010-4077) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1104-1: FFmpeg vulnerabilities  04 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Cesar Bernardini and Felipe Andres Manzano discovered that FFmpegincorrectly handled certain malformed flic files. If a user were trickedinto opening a crafted flic file, an attacker could cause a denial ofservice via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with theprivileges of the user invoking the program. This issue only affected [More...]
Ubuntu: 1103-1: tex-common vulnerability  04 April 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mathias Svensson discovered that the tex-common package contains aninsecure shell_escape_commands configuration item. If a user or automatedsystem were tricked into opening a specially crafted TeX file, a remoteattacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. [More...]
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