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Mandrake: speedtouch format string vulnerability fix  11 November 2004 
The Speedtouch USB driver contains a number of format string vulnerabilities due to improperly made syslog() system calls. These vulnerabilities can be abused by a local user to potentially allow the execution of arbitray code with elevated privileges.
 
Mandrake: ez-ipupdate format string vulnerability fix  11 November 2004 
Ulf Harnhammar discovered a format string vulnerability in ez-ipupdate, a client for many dynamic DNS services. The updated packages are patched to protect against this problem.
 
Mandrake: webmin problem with some modules fix  10 November 2004 
There was a problem with two modules in the webmin package that did not work correctly: the cron and backup modules. The updates packages fix the problem so the modules will again work.
 
Mandrake: ruby remote DoS vulnerability fix  08 November 2004 
Andres Salomon noticed a problem with the CGI session management in Ruby. The CGI:Session's FileStore implementations store session information in an insecure manner by just creating files and ignoring permission issues (CAN-2004-0755).
 
Mandrake: libxml libxml2 multiple vulnerabilities fix  05 November 2004 
Multiple buffer overflows were reported in the libxml XML parsing library. These vulnerabilities may allow remote attackers to execute arbitray code via a long FTP URL that is not properly handled by the xmlNanoFTPScanURL() function, a long proxy URL containing FTP data that is not properly handled by the xmlNanoFTPScanProxy() function, and other overflows in the code that resolves names via DNS.
 
Mandrake: shadow security bypass vulnerability fix  05 November 2004 
A vulnerability in the shadow suite was discovered by Martin Schulze that can be exploited by local users to bypass certain security restrictions due to an input validation error in the passwd_check() function. This function is used by the chfn and chsh tools.
 
Mandrake: Mandrakelinux 10.1 various issues fix  04 November 2004 
Various packages are now available that fix certain bugs in KDE-related packages in Mandrakelinux 10.1 Official edition
 
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