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Debian: 'webfs' buffer overflow  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
webfs, a lightweight HTTP server for static content, contains a buffer overflow whereby a long Request-URI in an HTTP request could cause arbitrary code to be executed.
 
Debian: 'xbl' buffer overflow  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xbl, a game, which can be triggered by long command line arguments. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
 
Debian: 'eldav' temp file vulnerabilities  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
eldav, a WebDAV client for Emacs, creates temporary files without taking appropriate security precautions. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to create or overwrite files with the privileges of the user running emacs and eldav.
 
Debian: 'orville-write' buffer overflows  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Orville Write, a replacement for the standard write(1) command, contains a number of buffer overflows. These could be exploited to gain either gid tty or root privileges, depending on the configuration selected when the package is installed.
 
Debian: ethereal Multiple remote vulnerabilities  18 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Several of the packet dissectors in ethereal contain string handlingbugs which could be exploited using a maliciously crafted packet tocause ethereal to consume excessive amounts of memory, crash, orexecute arbitrary code.
 
Debian: jnethack Multiple vulnerabilities  18 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Multiple vulnerabilities including a buffer overflow and potential malicious code execution vulnerabilities have been fixed.
 
Debian: noweb insecure tmp file vulnerability  17 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Jakob Lell discovered a bug in the 'noroff' script included in noweb whereby a temporary file was created insecurely.
 
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