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Ubuntu: koffice vulnerability  03 August 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Derek Noonburg discovered an integer overflow in the Xpdf function StreamPredictor::StreamPredictor(). By importing a specially crafted PDF file into KWord, this could be exploited to run arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Gimp vulnerability  02 August 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Sean Larsson discovered multiple integer overflows in Gimp. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted DICOM, PNM, PSD, PSP, RAS, XBM, or XWD image, a remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  31 July 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in handling of "about:blank" windows used by addons. A malicious web site could exploit this to modify the contents, or steal confidential data (such as passwords), of other web pages. Jesper Johansson discovered that spaces and double-quotes were not correctly handled when launching external programs. In rare configurations, after tricking a user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could execute helpers with arbitrary arguments with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: tcpdump vulnerability  30 July 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in the BGP dissector of tcpdump. Remote attackers could send specially crafted packets and execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Bind vulnerability  25 July 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in Bind's sequence number generator. A remote attacker could calculate future sequence numbers and send forged DNS query responses. This could lead to client connections being directed to attacker-controlled hosts, resulting in credential theft and other attacks.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  19 July 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. (CVE-2007-3734,
 
Ubuntu: redhat-cluster-suite vulnerability  19 July 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-489-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. This update provides the corresponding fixes for the redhat cluster suite kernel sources. A flaw was discovered in the cluster manager. A remote attacker could connect to the DLM port and block further DLM operations.
 
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