LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: September 15th, 2014
Linux Security Week: September 8th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Ubuntu
Find the information you need for your favorite open source distribution

To browse through our weekly Linux Advisory Watch newsletters, click here.



Ubuntu: Avahi vulnerability  10 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Steve Grubb discovered that netlink messages were not being checked for their sender identity. This could lead to local users manipulating the Avahi service.
 
Ubuntu: texinfo vulnerability  09 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Miloslav Trmac discovered a buffer overflow in texinfo's index processor. If a user is tricked into processing a .texi file with texindex, this could lead to arbitrary code execution with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: imlib2 regression fix  06 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-376-1 provided an update to imlib2 to fix several security vulnerabilities. Unfortunately the update broke JPG file handling in certain situations. This update corrects this problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.
 
Ubuntu: RPM vulnerability  03 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
An error was found in the RPM library's handling of query reports. In some locales, certain RPM packages would cause the library to crash. If a user was tricked into querying a specially crafted RPM package, the flaw could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: NVIDIA vulnerability  03 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Derek Abdine discovered that the NVIDIA Xorg driver did not correctly verify the size of buffers used to render text glyphs. When displaying very long strings of text, the Xorg server would crash. If a user were tricked into viewing a specially crafted series of glyphs, this flaw could be exploited to run arbitrary code with root privileges.
 
Ubuntu: imlib2 vulnerabilities  03 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
M. Joonas Pihlaja discovered that imlib2 did not sufficiently verify the validity of ARGB, JPG, LBM, PNG, PNM, TGA, and TIFF images. If a user were tricked into viewing or processing a specially crafted image with an application that uses imlib2, the flaws could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
Ubuntu: PHP vulnerability  02 November 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Stefan Esser discovered two buffer overflows in the htmlentities() and htmlspecialchars() functions. By supplying specially crafted input to PHP applications which process that input with these functions, a remote attacker could potentially exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application. (CVE-2006-5465) This update also fixes bugs in the chdir() and tempnam() functions, which did not perform proper open_basedir checks. This could allow local scripts to bypass intended restrictions.
 
<< Start < Prev 262 263 264 Next > End >>

Results 1842 - 1848 of 1887
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Encryption goof fixed in TorrentLocker file-locking malware
Qubes: The Open Source OS Built for Security
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.