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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
Mandrake: xorg-x11 libXpm overflow vulnerabilities fix  04 November 2004 
Chris Evans found several stack and integer overflows in the libXpm code of X.Org/XFree86
Mandrake: iptables vulnerability fix  04 November 2004 
Faheem Mitha discovered that the iptables tool would not always load the required modules on its own as it should have, which could in turn lead to firewall rules not being loaded on system startup in some cases.
Mandrake: mod_ssl information disclosure vulnerability fix  02 November 2004 
A vulnerability in mod_ssl was discovered by Hartmut Keil. After a renegotiation, mod_ssl would fail to ensure that the requested cipher suite is actually negotiated. The provided packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
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