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Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  17 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine. These problems could allow an attacker to crash the browser and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  17 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine. These problems could allow an attacker to crash the browser and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2008-5500)
 
Ubuntu: Ruby vulnerability  16 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Laurent Gaffie discovered that Ruby did not properly check for memory allocation failures. If a user or automated system were tricked into running a malicious script, an attacker could cause a denial of service. (CVE-2008-3443)
 
Ubuntu: nfs-utils vulnerability  04 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that nfs-utils did not properly enforce netgroup restrictions when using TCP Wrappers. Remote attackers could bypass the netgroup restrictions enabled by the administrator and possibly gain access to sensitive information.
 
Ubuntu: Imlib2 vulnerability  02 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Imlib2 did not correctly handle certain malformed XPM images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image with an application that uses Imlib2, an attacker could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: ImageMagick vulnerability  01 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that ImageMagick did not correctly handle certain malformed XCF images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image with an application that uses ImageMagick, an attacker could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: libvorbis vulnerabilities  01 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that libvorbis did not correctly handle certain malformed sound files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted sound file with an application that uses libvorbis, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
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