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Ubuntu: KDE library vulnerabilities  28 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
It was discovered that Konqueror did not correctly handle iframes from JavaScript. If a user were tricked into visiting a malicious website, Konqueror could crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2007-1308)A flaw was discovered in how Konqueror handled PASV FTP responses. If a user were tricked into visiting a malicious FTP server, a remote attacker could perform a port-scan of machines within the user's network, leading to private information disclosure. (CVE-2007-1564)
 
Ubuntu: NAS vulnerabilities  28 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple flaws in the Network Audio System server. Remote attackers could send specially crafted network requests that could lead to a denial of service or execution of arbitrary code. Note that default Ubuntu installs do not include the NAS server.
 
Ubuntu: XMMS vulnerabilities  27 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Sven Krewitt of Secunia Research discovered that XMMS did not correctly handle BMP images when loading GUI skins. If a user were tricked into loading a specially crafted skin, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: OpenOffice.org vulnerabilities  27 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A stack overflow was discovered in OpenOffice.org's StarCalc parser. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2007-0238) A flaw was discovered in OpenOffice.org's link handling code. If a user were tricked into clicking a link in a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerability  27 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in how Firefox handled PASV FTP responses. If a user were tricked into visiting a malicious FTP server, a remote attacker could perform a port-scan of machines within the user's network, leading to private information disclosure.
 
Ubuntu: Evolution vulnerability  26 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ulf Harnhammar of Secunia Research discovered that Evolution did not correctly handle format strings when displaying shared memos. If a remote attacker tricked a user into viewing a specially crafted shared memo, they could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Squid vulnerability  26 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in Squid's handling of the TRACE request method which could lead to a crash. Remote attackers with access to the Squid server could send malicious TRACE requests, and cause a denial of service.
 
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