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Ubuntu: 927-4: nss vulnerability  29 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-927-1 fixed vulnerabilities in nss in Ubuntu 9.10. This update providesthe corresponding updates for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 954-1: tiff vulnerabilities  21 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Kevin Finisterre discovered that the TIFF library did not correctly handlecertain image structures. If a user or automated system were trickedinto opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker couldexecute arbitrary code with user privileges, or crash the application,leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1411) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 955-1: OPIE vulnerability  21 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Maksymilian Arciemowicz and Adam Zabrocki discovered that OPIE incorrectlyhandled long usernames. A remote attacker could exploit this with a craftedusername and make applications linked against libopie crash, leading to adenial of service. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 952-1: CUPS vulnerabilities  21 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Adrian Pastor and Tim Starling discovered that the CUPS web interfaceincorrectly protected against cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks. Ifan authenticated user were tricked into visiting a malicious website whilelogged into CUPS, a remote attacker could modify the CUPS configuration andpossibly steal confidential data. (CVE-2010-0540) [More...]
 
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: OpenOffice.org vulnerability  08 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Marc Schoenefeld discovered that OpenOffice.org 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...]
 
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