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Debian: Kernel vulnerability in brk()  01 December 2003 
Posted by Team   
Recently multiple servers of the Debian project were compromised using aDebian developers account and an unknown root exploit. Forensicsrevealed a burneye encrypted exploit. Robert van der Meulen managed todecrypt the binary which revealed a kernel exploit. Usingthis bug it is possible for a userland program to trick the kernel intogiving access to the full kernel address space.
Debian: minimalist Unsanitized input vulnerability  17 November 2003 
Posted by Team   
A security-related problem has been discovered in minimalist, amailing list manager, which allows a remote attacker to executearbitrary commands.
Debian: hylafax Multiple format string vulnerabilities  17 November 2003 
Posted by Team   
The SuSE Security Team discovered several exploitable formats stringvulnerabilities in hylafax, a flexible client/server fax system, whichcould lead to executing arbitrary code as root on the fax server.
Debian: omega-rpg buffer overflow vulnerability  11 November 2003 
Posted by Team   
Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in the commandline andenvironment variable handling of omega-rpg.
Debian: epic4 Buffer overflow vulnerability  10 November 2003 
Posted by Team   
A maliciousserver could craft a reply which triggers the client to allocate anegative amount of memory. This could lead to a denial of service ifthe client only crashes, but may also lead to executing of arbitrarycode under the user id of the chatting user.
Debian: conquest Buffer overflow vulnerability  10 November 2003 
Posted by Team   
Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in the environment variablehandling of conquest, a curses based, real-time, multi-player spacewarfare game, which could lead a local attacker to gain unauthorisedaccess to the group conquest.
Debian: postgresql Remote buffer overflow vulnerability  07 November 2003 
Posted by Team   
Tom Lane discovered a buffer overflow in the to_ascii function inPostgreSQL. This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code onthe host running the database.
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