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Ubuntu: mod_python vulnerability  06 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Miles Egan discovered that mod_python, when used in output filter mode, did not handle output larger than 16384 bytes, and would display freed memory, possibly disclosing private data. Thanks to Jim Garrison of the Software Freedom Law Center for identifying the original bug as a security vulnerability.
 
Ubuntu: tcpdump vulnerability  06 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Moritz Jodeit discovered that tcpdump had an overflow in the 802.11 packet parser. Remote attackers could send specially crafted packets, crashing tcpdump, possibly leading to a denial of service.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox regression  02 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-428-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox 1.5. However, changes to library paths caused applications depending on libnss3 to fail to start up. This update fixes the problem.
 
Ubuntu: nvidia-glx-config regression  01 March 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
USN-416-1 fixed various vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. Unfortunately that update caused the 'nvidia-glx-config' script to not work any more. The new version fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.
 
Ubuntu: Firefox vulnerabilities  28 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Several flaws have been found in Firefox that could be used to perform Cross-site scripting attacks.

 
Ubuntu: enigmail vulnerability  23 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mikhail Markin reported that enigmail incorrectly handled memory allocations for certain large encrypted attachments. This caused Thunderbird to crash and thus caused the entire message to be inaccessible.
 
Ubuntu: Ekiga vulnerabilities  22 February 2007 
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mu Security discovered a format string vulnerability in Ekiga. If a user was running Ekiga and listening for incoming calls, a remote attacker could send a crafted call request, and execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
 
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