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Mandrake: krb5 heap overflow  10 September 2002 
The implemenation of Kerberos 5 contains an RPC library which is vulnerable to a heap overflow. With Kerberos, it is believed that an attacker would need to be able to successfully authenticate to kadmin to be able to exploit this vulnerability.
 
Mandrake: 'kdelibs' Privacy escalation vulnerability  10 September 2002 
Due to a security engineering oversight, the SSL library from KDE, which Konqueror uses, doesn't check whether an intermediate certificate for a connection is signed by the certificate authority as safe for the purpose, but accepts it when it is signed.
 
Mandrake: gaim buffer overflow  29 August 2002 
Versions of Gaim prior to 0.58 contain a buffer overflow in the Jabber plug-in module. As well, a vulnerability was discovered in the URL-handling code, where the "manual" browser command passes an untrusted string to the shell without reliable quoting or escaping.
 
Mandrake: HylaFAX multipule vulnerabilities  29 August 2002 
Numerous vulnerabilities in the HylaFAX product exist in versions prior to 4.1.3. Most of the vulnerabilities cause a denial of service.
 
Mandrake: 'xinetd' file descriptor leakage  27 August 2002 
A vulnerability was discovered by Solar Designer in xinetd.
 
Mandrake: sharutils uudecode vulnerability  15 August 2002 
The uudecode utility creates output files without checking to see if it is about to write to a symlink or pipe. This could be exploited by a local attacker to overwrite files or lead to privilege escalation if users decode data into share directories.
 
Mandrake: xchat dns query handling  15 August 2002 
xchat does not filter the response from an IRC server when a /dns query is executed, so an IRC server may return a malicious response formatted so that arbitrary commands are executed with the privilege of the user running xchat.
 
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