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Ubuntu: 1058-1: PostgreSQL vulnerability  03 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Geoff Keating reported that a buffer overflow exists in the intarraymodule's input function for the query_int type. This could allow anattacker to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrarycode as the postgres user. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1057-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  03 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Dave Chinner discovered that the XFS filesystem did not correctly orderinode lookups when exported by NFS. A remote attacker could exploit this toread or write disk blocks that had changed file assignment or had becomeunlinked, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2943) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1056-1: vulnerabilities  02 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Charlie Miller discovered several heap overflows in PPT processing. Ifa user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially craftedPPT document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with userprivileges. Ubuntu 10.10 was not affected. (CVE-2010-2935, CVE-2010-2936) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1055-1: OpenJDK vulnerabilities  01 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that IcedTea for Java did not properly verifysignatures when handling multiply signed or partially signed JAR files,allowing an attacker to cause code to execute that appeared to comefrom a verified source. (CVE-2011-0025) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1053-1: Subversion vulnerabilities  01 February 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain 'partialaccess' privileges in rare scenarios. Remote authenticated users could usethis flaw to obtain sensitive information (revision properties). This issueonly applied to Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-2448) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1052-1: OpenJDK vulnerability  26 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that the JNLP SecurityManager in IcedTea for JavaOpenJDK in some instances failed to properly apply the intendedscurity policy in its checkPermission method. This could allow anattacker execute code with privileges that should have been prevented.(CVE-2010-4351) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1047-1: AWStats vulnerability  24 January 2011 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that AWStats did not correctly filter the LoadPluginconfiguration option. A local attacker on a shared system could use thisto inject arbitrary code into AWStats. [More...]
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