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Ubuntu: 951-1: Samba vulnerability  16 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jun Mao discovered that Samba did not correctly validate SMB1 packetcontents. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send specially craftednetwork traffic that could execute arbitrary code as the root user. [More...]
Ubuntu: 949-1: vulnerability  08 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Marc Schoenefeld discovered that would run document macrosfrom the macro browser, even when macros were disabled. If a user weretricked into opening a specially crafted document and examining a macro,a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. [More...]
Ubuntu: 933-1: PostgreSQL vulnerability  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly sanitize its input whenusing substring() with a SELECT statement. A remote authenticated attackercould exploit this to cause a denial of service via application crash. [More...]
Ubuntu: 934-1: Netpbm vulnerability  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Marc Schoenefeld discovered a buffer overflow in Netpbm when loadingcertain images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening aspecially crafted XPM image, a remote attacker could crash Netpbm. Thedefault compiler options for affected releases should reduce thevulnerability to a denial of service. [More...]
Ubuntu: 936-1: dvipng vulnerability  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Dan Rosenberg discovered that dvipng incorrectly handled certain malformeddvi files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing aspecially crafted dvi file, an attacker could cause a denial of service viaapplication crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privilegesof the user invoking the program. [More...]
Ubuntu: 938-1: KDENetwork vulnerability  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that KGet did not properly perform input validation whenprocessing metalink files. If a user were tricked into opening a craftedmetalink file, a remote attacker could overwrite files via directorytraversal, which could eventually lead to arbitrary code execution. [More...]
Ubuntu: 939-1: vulnerabilities  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Loc Minier discovered that xvfb-run did not correctly keep session cookie private. A local attacker could gain accessto any local sessions started by xvfb-run. Ubuntu 9.10 was notaffected. (CVE-2009-1573) [More...]
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