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Ubuntu: Imlib2 vulnerability  02 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Imlib2 did not correctly handle certain malformed XPM images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image with an application that uses Imlib2, an attacker could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: ImageMagick vulnerability  01 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that ImageMagick did not correctly handle certain malformed XCF images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image with an application that uses ImageMagick, an attacker could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: libvorbis vulnerabilities  01 December 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that libvorbis did not correctly handle certain malformed sound files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted sound file with an application that uses libvorbis, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Samba vulnerability  27 November 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Samba did not properly perform bounds checking in certain operations. A remote attacker could possibly exploit this to read arbitrary memory contents of the smb process, which could contain sensitive infomation or possibly have other impacts, such as a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Gaim vulnerability  24 November 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Gaim did not properly handle certain malformed messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2008-2927)
 
Ubuntu: WebKit vulnerability  24 November 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that WebKit did not properly handle Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) import statements. If a user were tricked into opening a malicious website, an attacker could cause a browser crash and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Pidgin vulnerabilities  24 November 2008 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Pidgin did not properly handle certain malformed messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2008-2927)
 
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