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Ubuntu: 931-2: FFmpeg regression  26 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-931-1 fixed vulnerabilities in FFmpeg. The update introduced aregression when trying to play certain multimedia files. This update fixesthe problem. [More...]
Ubuntu: 929-2: irssi regression  20 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-929-1 fixed vulnerabilities in irssi. The upstream changes introduced aregression when using irssi with SSL and an IRC proxy. This update fixesthe problem. [More...]
Ubuntu: 932-1: KDM vulnerability  19 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Sebastian Krahmer discovered a race condition in the KDE Display Manager(KDM). A local attacker could exploit this to change the permissions onarbitrary files, thus allowing privilege escalation. [More...]
Ubuntu: 931-1: FFmpeg vulnerabilities  19 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that FFmpeg contained multiple security issues whenhandling certain multimedia files. If a user were tricked into opening acrafted multimedia file, an attacker could cause a denial of service viaapplication crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privilegesof the user invoking the program. [More...]
Ubuntu: 929-1: irssi vulnerabilities  15 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that irssi did not perform certificate host validationwhen using SSL connections. An attacker could exploit this to perform a manin the middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encryptedcommunications. (CVE-2010-1155) [More...]
Ubuntu: 890-6: CMake vulnerabilities  15 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-890-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Expat. This update provides thecorresponding updates for CMake. [More...]
Ubuntu: 928-1: Sudo vulnerability  15 April 2010 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Valerio Costamagna discovered that sudo did not properly validate the pathfor the 'sudoedit' pseudo-command when the PATH contained only a dot ('.').If secure_path and ignore_dot were disabled, a local attacker could exploitthis to execute arbitrary code as root if sudo was configured to allow theattacker to use sudoedit. By default, secure_path is used and the sudoedit [More...]
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