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Debian: libnids Buffer overflow vulnerability  06 January 2004 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
A vulnerability was discovered in libnids, a library used to analyzeIP network traffic, whereby a carefully crafted TCP datagram couldcause memory corruption and potentially execute arbitrary code withthe privileges of the user executing a program which uses libnids(such as dsniff).
 
Debian: BIND Cache poisoning vulnerability  06 January 2004 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
A vulnerability was discovered in BIND, a domain name server, wherebya malicious name server could return authoritative negative responseswith a large TTL (time-to-live) value, thereby rendering a domain nameunreachable. A successful attack would require that a vulnerable BINDinstance submit a query to a malicious nameserver.
 
Debian: screen Privilege leak vulnerability  05 January 2004 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Timo Sirainen reported a vulnerability in screen, a terminal multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation, that can lead an attacker to gain group utmp privledges.
 
Debian: lftp Buffer overflow vulnerability  05 January 2004 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
An attacker could create a carefully crafted directory on a website so that theexecution of an 'ls' or 'rels' command would lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the client machine.
 
Debian: ethereal Denial of service attack  05 January 2004 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
A heap-based buffer overflow allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the SOCKS dissector.
 
Debian: xsok Missing privilege release  30 December 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Steve Kemp discovered a problem in xsok, a single player strategy gamefor X11, related to the Sokoban game, which leads a user to executearbitrary commands under the GID of games.
 
Debian: Rsync heap overflow vulnerability  04 December 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
While this heap overflow vulnerability could not be used by itself toobtain root access on an rsync server, it could be used in combinationwith the recently announced do_brk() vulnerability in the Linux kernelto produce a full remote compromise.
 
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