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Debian: epic4-script-light arbitrary script execution  22 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
All versions of the EPIC script Light prior to 2.7.30p5 (on the 2.7 branch) and prior to 2.8pre10 (on the 2.8 branch) running on any platform are vulnerable to a remotely-exploitable bug, which can lead to nearly arbitrary code execution.
 
Debian: 'kdelibs' Privacy escalation  21 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Due to a security engineering oversight, the SSL library from KDE,which Konqueror uses, doesn't check whether an intermediatecertificate for a connection is signed by the certificate authority assafe for the purpose, but accepts it when it is signed.
 
Debian: 'mantis' Multiple vulnerabilities  20 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Multiple local vulnerabilities including cross site code execution and privilege escalation vulnerabilities have been fixed.
 
Debian: 'fam' Privilege escalation vulnerability  16 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
A flaw was discovered in FAM's group handling. In the effect usersare unable to FAM directories they have group read and executepermissions on. However, also unprivileged users can potentiallylearn names of files that only users in root's group should be able toview.
 
Debian: 'glibc' Multiple vulnerabilities  14 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
This bug could beexploited to gain unauthorized root access to software linking to thiscode. The packages below also fix integer overflows in the malloccode.
 
Debian: xinetd denial of service  13 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
File descriptors for the signal pipe in xinetd are leaked into services started from xinetd. The descriptors could be used to talk to xinetd resulting in a denial of service.
 
Debian: l2tpd random seed  13 August 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
l2tpd, a layer 2 tunneling client/server program, forgot to initialize the random generator, which made all generated random numbers 100% guessable.
 
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