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Ubuntu: XMMS vulnerabilities  27 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Sven Krewitt of Secunia Research discovered that XMMS did not correctly handle BMP images when loading GUI skins. If a user were tricked into loading a specially crafted skin, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: OpenOffice.org vulnerabilities  27 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A stack overflow was discovered in OpenOffice.org's StarCalc parser. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2007-0238) A flaw was discovered in OpenOffice.org's link handling code. If a user were tricked into clicking a link in a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerability  27 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in how Firefox handled PASV FTP responses. If a user were tricked into visiting a malicious FTP server, a remote attacker could perform a port-scan of machines within the user's network, leading to private information disclosure.
 
Ubuntu: Evolution vulnerability  26 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ulf Harnhammar of Secunia Research discovered that Evolution did not correctly handle format strings when displaying shared memos. If a remote attacker tricked a user into viewing a specially crafted shared memo, they could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Squid vulnerability  26 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in Squid's handling of the TRACE request method which could lead to a crash. Remote attackers with access to the Squid server could send malicious TRACE requests, and cause a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: file vulnerability  21 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jean-Sebastien Guay-Leroux discovered that "file" did not correctly check the size of allocated heap memory. If a user were tricked into examining a specially crafted file with the "file" utility, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: MySQL vulnerability  21 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Stefan Streichbier and B. Mueller of SEC Consult discovered that MySQL subselect queries using "ORDER BY" could be made to crash the MySQL server. An attacker with access to a MySQL instance could cause an intermitant denial of service.
 
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