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Ubuntu: libexif vulnerability  11 June 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Victor Stinner discovered that libexif did not correctly validate the size of some EXIF header fields. By tricking a user into opening an image with specially crafted EXIF headers, a remote attacker could cause the application using libexif to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Linux kernel vulnerabilities  08 June 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-464-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. Some additional code changes were accidentally included in the Feisty update which caused trouble for some people who were not using UUID-based filesystem mounts. These changes have been reverted. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information see: https://launchpad.net/bugs/117314 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UsingUUID
 
Ubuntu: Thunderbird vulnerabilities  06 June 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gaëtan 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.
 
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