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Ubuntu: 959-1: PAM vulnerability  07 July 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Denis Excoffier discovered that the PAM MOTD module in Ubuntu didnot correctly handle path permissions when creating user file stamps.A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privilieges. [More...]
Ubuntu: 943-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities  06 July 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Martin Barbella discovered an integer overflow in an XSLT node sortingroutine. An attacker could exploit this to overflow a buffer and cause adenial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges ofthe user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1199) [More...]
Ubuntu: 956-1: sudo vulnerability  30 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Evan Broder and Anders Kaseorg discovered that sudo did not properlysanitize its environment when configured to use secure_path (the default inUbuntu). A local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code asroot if sudo was configured to allow the attacker to use a program thatinterpreted the PATH environment variable. [More...]
Ubuntu: 930-3: Firefox regression  30 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-930-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. Due to a software packagingproblem, the Firefox 3.6 update could not be installed when the firefox-2package was also installed. This update fixes the problem and updatesapturl for the change. [More...]
Ubuntu: 930-2: apturl, Epiphany, gecko-sharp, gnome-python-extras,  29 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-930-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox and Xulrunner. This updateprovides updated packages for use with Firefox 3.6 and Xulrunner 1.9.2 onUbuntu 8.04 LTS. [More...]
Ubuntu: 930-1: Firefox and Xulrunner vulnerabilities  29 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
If was discovered that Firefox could be made to access freed memory. If auser were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote attacker couldcause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with theprivileges of the user invoking the program. This issue only affectedUbuntu 8.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-1121) [More...]
Ubuntu: 927-5: nspr update  29 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-927-4 fixed vulnerabilities in NSS. This update provides the NSPRneeded to use the new NSS. [More...]
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