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Mandrake: 'tripwire' tmp file vulnerability  19 July 2001 
Because Tripwire opens/creates temporary files in /tmp without the O_EXCL flag during filesystem scanning and database updating, a malicious user could execute a symlink attack against the temporary files.
 
Mandrake: 'openssl'  19 July 2001 
The pseudo-random number generator in OpenSSL versions up to 0.9.6a has a design flaw.
 
Mandrake: 'fetchmail' buffer overflow vulnerability  06 July 2001 
A buffer overflow exists in the header parsing code which can be exploited remotely.
 
Mandrake: 'xinetd' incorrect umask and others  06 July 2001 
xinetd contains a security flaw in which it defaults to a umask of 0. Other bugs exist as well.
 
Mandrake: 'samba' vulnerability  29 June 2001 
Michal Zalewski has found a vulnerability in all versions of Samba prior to 2.0.10 where if a client sends an invalid netbios name Samba could be tricked into appending it's log to files writable by root.
 
Mandrake: 'kdelibs' tmp file vulnerability  28 June 2001 
This can be abused by a local user to gain access to the X server and could result in a compromise of the account that kdesu would access.
 
Mandrake: 'webmin' vulnerability  22 June 2001 
Recently, Caldera found that when webmin starts a system daemon from the web frontend it does not clear its environment variables. Since these variables contain the authorization of the administrator, any daemon would also get these variables.
 
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