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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: X.org vulnerabilities  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Loïc Minier discovered that xvfb-run did not correctly keep theX.org 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...]
 
Ubuntu: 940-1: Kerberos vulnerabilities  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Kerberos did not correctly free memory in theGSSAPI and kdb libraries. If a remote attacker were able to manipulatean application using these libraries carefully, the service couldcrash, leading to a denial of service. (Only Ubuntu 6.06 LTS wasaffected.) (CVE-2007-5902, CVE-2007-5971, CVE-2007-5972) [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 941-1: MoinMoin vulnerability  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that MoinMoin incorrectly handled hierarchical accesscontrol lists. Users could bypass intended access controls under certaincircumstances. [More...]
 
Ubuntu: 942-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities  05 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that the Safe.pm module as used by PostgreSQL did notproperly restrict PL/perl procedures. If PostgreSQL was configured to usePerl stored procedures, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit thisto execute arbitrary Perl code. (CVE-2010-1169) [More...]
 
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