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Ubuntu: Thunderbird vulnerabilities  06 June 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
GaŽtan Leurent showed a weakness in APOP authentication. An attacker posing as a trusted server could recover portions of the user's password via multiple authentication attempts. (CVE-2007-1558) Various flaws were discovered in the layout and JavaScript engines. Please note that JavaScript is disabled by default for emails, and it is not recommended to enable it. (CVE-2007-2867, CVE-2007-2868)
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  01 June 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Various flaws were discovered in the layout and JavaScript engines. By tricking a user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Gimp vulnerability  31 May 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Gimp did not correctly handle RAS image format color tables. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted RAS file with Gimp, an attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: freetype vulnerability  30 May 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Victor Stinner discovered that freetype did not correctly verify the number of points in a TrueType font. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: PulseAudio vulnerability  25 May 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple flaws in pulseaudio's network processing code. If an unauthenticated attacker sent specially crafted requests to the pulseaudio daemon, it would crash, resulting in a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  24 May 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Philipp Richter discovered that the AppleTalk protocol handler did not sufficiently verify the length of packets. By sending a crafted AppleTalk packet, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel.
 
Ubuntu: vim vulnerability  22 May 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Tomas Golembiovsky discovered that some vim commands were accidentally allowed in modelines. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted file in vim, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
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