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Mandrake: Kernel buffer overflow leading to root  01 December 2003 
A vulnerability was discovered in the Linux kernel versions 2.4.22 and previous. A flaw in bounds checking in the do_brk() function can allow a local attacker to gain root privileges. This vulnerability is known to be exploitable; an exploit is in the wild at this time.
 
Mandrake: GnuPG Serious key vulnerability  29 November 2003 
Phong Nguyen identified a severe bug in the way GnuPG creates and uses ElGamal keys for signing. This is a significant security failure which can lead to a compromise of almost all ElGamal keys used for signing. Note that this is a real world vulnerability which will reveal your private key within a few seconds.
 
Mandrake: Stunnel file descriptor leak  26 November 2003 
A vulnerability was discovered in stunnel versions 3.24 and earlier, as well as 4.00, by Steve Grubb. It was found that stunnel leaks a critical file descriptor that can be used to hijack stunnel's services.
 
Mandrake: freeswan  21 November 2003 
The version of freeswan bundled with the latest kernel update did not match the freeswan package which essentially rendered it unuseable. This update brings the freeswan package up to date with the kernel version.
 
Mandrake: Glibc Buffer overflow vulnerability  19 November 2003 
A bug was discovered in the getgrouplist function in glibc that can cause a buffer overflow if the size of the group list is too small to hold all the user's groups. This overflow can cause segementation faults in various user applications, some of which may lead to additional security problems.
 
Mandrake: fileutils/coreutils Denial of service vulnerability  12 November 2003 
A memory starvation denial of service vulnerability in the ls program was discovered.
 
Mandrake: hylafax buffer overflow vulnerability  11 November 2003 
The SuSE Security Team discovered a format bug condition that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as the root user.
 
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