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Gentoo: cvs Privilege escalation vulnerability  29 December 2003 
This release adds code to the CVS server to prevent it from continuing as root after a user login, as an extra failsafe against a compromise of the CVSROOT/passwd file.
 
Gentoo: lftp Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities  18 December 2003 
Two buffer overflow problems have been found in lftp, a multithreadedcommand-line based FTP client.
 
Gentoo: lftp Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities  18 December 2003 
Two buffer overflow problems have been found in lftp, a multithreadedcommand-line based FTP client.
 
Gentoo: xchat Denial of service vulnerability  15 December 2003 
There is a remotely exploitable bug in xchat 2.0.6 that could lead to a denialof service attack. This is caused by sending a malformed DCC packet to xchat2.0.6, causing it to crash.
 
Gentoo: app-crypt/gnupg Multiple vulnerabilities  12 December 2003 
Two flaws have been found in GnuPG 1.2.3 including a format string vulnerability and the compromise of ElGamal signing keys.
 
Gentoo: cvs Unauthorized access vulnerability  11 December 2003 
This release fixes a security issue with no known exploits that could cause previous versions of CVS to attempt to create files and directories in the filesystem root.
 
Gentoo: Kernel buffer overflow vulnerability leading to root  04 December 2003 
Lack of proper bounds checking exists in the do_brk() kernel function inLinux kernels prior to 2.4.23. This bug can be used to give a userlandprogram or malicious service access to the full kernel address space andgain root privileges. This issue is known to be exploitable.
 
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