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Ubuntu: 1011-1: Firefox vulnerability  27 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Morten Krakvik discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in Firefox. If auser were tricked into navigating to a malicious site, an attacker couldcause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code as the userinvoking the program. [More...]
Ubuntu: 959-2: PAM vulnerability  25 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-959-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PAM. This update provides thecorresponding updates for Ubuntu 10.10. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1008-3: libvirt update  23 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-1008-1 fixed vulnerabilities in libvirt. The update for Ubuntu 10.04LTS reverted a recent bug fix update. This update fixes the problem. [More...]
Ubuntu: 1008-2: Virtinst update  21 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Libvirt in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS now no longer probes qemu disks for the imageformat and defaults to 'raw' when the format is not specified in the XML.This change in behavior breaks virt-install --import because virtinst inUbuntu 10.04 LTS did not allow for specifying a disk format and does notspecify a format in the XML. This update adds the 'format=' option when [More...]
Ubuntu: 1007-1: NSS vulnerabilities  20 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Richard Moore discovered that NSS would sometimes incorrectly match an SSLcertificate which had a Common Name that used a wildcard followed by a partialIP address. While it is very unlikely that a Certificate Authority would issuesuch a certificate, if an attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middleattack, this flaw could be exploited to view sensitive information. [More...]
Ubuntu: 997-1: Firefox and Xulrunner vulnerabilities  20 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Paul Nickerson, Jesse Ruderman, Olli Pettay, Igor Bukanov, Josh Soref, GaryKwong, Martijn Wargers, Siddharth Agarwal and Michal Zalewski discoveredvarious flaws in the browser engine. An attacker could exploit this tocrash the browser or possibly run arbitrary code as the user invoking theprogram. (CVE-2010-3175, CVE-2010-3176) [More...]
Ubuntu: 1005-1: poppler vulnerabilities  19 October 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues whenparsing malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were trickedinto opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial ofservice or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking theprogram. [More...]
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