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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...]
Ubuntu: 1013-1: FreeType vulnerabilities  04 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Marc Schoenefeld discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certainmalformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially craftedfont file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possiblyexecute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affectedUbuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04 LTS, 9.10 and 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-3311) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1012-1: CUPS vulnerability  04 November 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Emmanuel Bouillon discovered that CUPS did not properly handle certainInternet Printing Protocol (IPP) packets. A remote attacker could use thisflaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Inthe default installation in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and later, attackers would beisolated by the CUPS AppArmor profile. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1011-3: Xulrunner vulnerability  29 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1011-1 fixed a vulnerability in Firefox. This update provides thecorresponding update for Xulrunner. [More...]
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