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Debian: 'mutt' buffer overflow vulnerability  02 January 2002 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Joost Pol found a buffer overflow in the address handling code ofmutt (a popular mail user agent). Even though this is a one byteoverflow this is exploitable.
 
Debian: 'gpm' local root vulnerability  27 December 2001 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Among other problems, the gpm-root program contains a format stringvulnerability, which allows an attacker to gain root privileges.
 
Debian: 'mailman' cross-site scripting vulnerability  16 December 2001 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Barry A. Warsaw reported several cross-site scripting security holesin Mailman, due to non-existent escaping of CGI variables.
 
Debian: 'postfix' Remote DoS  12 December 2001 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Wietse Venema reported he found a denial of service vulnerability inpostfix. The SMTP session log that postfix keeps for debugging purposescould grow to an unreasonable size.
 
Debian: 'wmtv' local root exploit  06 December 2001 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Nicolas Boullis found a nasty security problem in the wmtv (adockable video4linux tv player for windowmaker) package asdistributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2.
 
Debian: 'ssh' Privilege escalation vulnerability  05 December 2001 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
If the UseLogin feature is enabled in for ssh local users couldpass environment variables (including variables like LD_PRELOAD)to the login process.
 
Debian: 'xtel' Potential symlink attack vulnerability  05 December 2001 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
The xtel (a X emulator for minitel) package as distributed with DebianGNU/Linux 2.2 has two possible symlink attacks.
 
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