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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.
 
Ubuntu: Samba vulnerability  27 November 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Samba did not properly perform bounds checking in certain operations. A remote attacker could possibly exploit this to read arbitrary memory contents of the smb process, which could contain sensitive infomation or possibly have other impacts, such as a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Gaim vulnerability  24 November 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Gaim did not properly handle certain malformed messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2008-2927)
 
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