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Ubuntu: KDE library vulnerability  06 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jose Avila III and Robert Tasarz discovered that the KDE HTML library did not correctly parse HTML comments inside the "title" tag. By tricking a Konqueror user into visiting a malicious website, an attacker could bypass cross-site scripting protections.
 
Ubuntu: Samba vulnerabilities  06 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in Samba's file opening code, which in certain situations could lead to an endless loop, resulting in a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Bind vulnerabilities  05 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in Bind's DNSSEC validation code. Remote attackers could send a specially crafted DNS query which would cause the Bind server to crash, resulting in a denial of service. Only servers configured to use DNSSEC extensions were vulnerable.
 
Ubuntu: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities  05 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jeff Trout discovered that the PostgreSQL server did not sufficiently check data types of SQL function arguments in some cases. An authenticated attacker could exploit this to crash the database server or read out arbitrary locations in the server's memory, which could allow retrieving database content the attacker should not be able to see. (CVE-2007-0555)
 
Ubuntu: GTK vulnerability  01 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A flaw was discovered in the error handling of GTK's image loading library. Applications opening certain corrupted images could be made to crash, causing a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox regression  26 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-398-2 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox 1.5. However, when auto-filling saved-password login forms without a username field, Firefox would crash. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.
 
Ubuntu: teTeX vulnerability  25 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-410-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the poppler PDF loader library. This update provides the corresponding updates for a copy of this code in tetex-bin in Ubuntu 5.10. Versions of tetex-bin after Ubuntu 5.10 use poppler directly and do not need a separate update.
 
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