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Ubuntu: D-Bus vulnerability  04 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Kimmo Hämäläinen discovered that local users could delete other users' D-Bus match rules. Applications would stop receiving D-Bus messages, resulting in a local denial of service, and potential data loss for applications that depended on D-Bus for storing information.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox theme regression  04 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-398-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. Due to the updated version, a flaw was uncovered in the Firefox Themes bundle, which erroneously reported to be incompatible with the updated Firefox. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  03 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-398-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox 2.0. This update provides the corresponding updates for Firefox 1.5. Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with user privileges by tricking the user into opening a malicious web page containing JavaScript or SVG. (CVE-2006-6497, CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6504) Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to bypass Firefox's internal XSS protections by tricking the user into opening a malicious web page containing JavaScript. (CVE-2006-6503)
 
Ubuntu: w3m vulnerabilities  02 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A format string vulnerability was discovered in w3m. If a user were tricked into visiting an HTTPS URL protected by a specially crafted SSL certificate, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  02 January 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with user privileges by tricking the user into opening a malicious web page containing JavaScript or SVG.
 
Ubuntu: mono vulnerability  20 December 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Jose Ramon Palanco discovered that the mono System.Web class did not consistently verify local file paths. As a result, the source code for mono web applications could be retrieved remotely, possibly leading to further compromise via the application's source.
 
Ubuntu: gdm vulnerability  14 December 2006 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A format string vulnerability was discovered in the gdmchooser component of the GNOME Display Manager. By typing a specially crafted host name, local users could gain gdm user privileges, which could lead to further account information exposure.
 
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