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Slackware: lftp Code parsing vunlerability  12 December 2003 
According to the NEWS file, this includes "security fixes in html parsing code" which could cause a compromise when using lftp to access an untrusted site.
 
Slackware: cvs Unauthorized access vulnerability  11 December 2003 
A security problem which could allow an attacker to createdirectories and possibly files outside of the CVS repository hasbeen fixed with the release of cvs-1.11.10.
 
Slackware: Rsync heap overflow vulnerability  04 December 2003 
security problem which may lead to unauthorized machine accessor code execution has been fixed by upgrading to rsync-2.5.7.This problem only affects machines running rsync in daemon mode,and is easier to exploit if the non-default option "use chroot = no"is used in the /etc/rsyncd.conf config file.
 
Slackware: Rsync heap overflow vulnerability  04 December 2003 
A security problem which may lead to unauthorized machine accessor code execution has been fixed by upgrading to rsync-2.5.7.This problem only affects machines running rsync in daemon mode,and is easier to exploit if the non-default option "use chroot = no"is used in the /etc/rsyncd.conf config file.
 
Slackware: Kernal buffer overflow leading to root  03 December 2003 
New kernels are available for Slackware 9.1 and -current. Thesehave been upgraded to Linux kernel version 2.4.23, which fixes abug in the kernel's do_brk() function that could be exploited togain root privileges.
 
Slackware: apache multiple vulnerabilities  04 November 2003 
These updates fix local vulnerabilities that could allow userswho can create or edit Apache config files to gain additionalprivileges.
 
Slackware: fetchmail denial of service vulnerability  28 October 2003 
These fix a vulnerability where a speciallycrafted email could crash fetchmail, preventing the user fromdownloading or forwarding their email.
 
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