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Ubuntu: ipsec-tools vulnerability  09 April 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in the IPSec key exchange server "racoon". Remote attackers could send a specially crafted packet and disrupt established IPSec tunnels, leading to a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: krb5 vulnerabilities  03 April 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The krb5 telnet service did not appropriately verify user names. A remote attacker could log in as the root user by requesting a specially crafted user name.
 
Ubuntu: X.org vulnerabilities  03 April 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs discovered that the MISC-XC extension of Xorg did not correctly verify the size of allocated memory. An authenticated user could send a specially crafted X11 request and execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2007-1003)Greg MacManus of iDefense Labs discovered that the BDF font handling code in Xorg and FreeType did not correctly verify the size of allocated memory.
 
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.
 
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