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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...]
Ubuntu: 927-4: nss vulnerability  29 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-927-1 fixed vulnerabilities in nss in Ubuntu 9.10. This update providesthe corresponding updates for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. [More...]
Ubuntu: 954-1: tiff vulnerabilities  21 June 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Kevin Finisterre discovered that the TIFF library did not correctly handlecertain image structures. If a user or automated system were trickedinto opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker couldexecute arbitrary code with user privileges, or crash the application,leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1411) [More...]
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