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Mandriva: 2015:014: libjpeg

Thursday 8th of January 2015 11:09:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated libjpeg packages fix security vulnerability: Passing a specially crafted jpeg file to libjpeg-turbo could lead to stack smashing (CVE-2014-9092). [More...] _______________________________________________________________________

Mandriva: 2015:013: znc

Thursday 8th of January 2015 11:06:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated znc packages fix security vulnerabilities: Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in ZNC version 1.0 which can be exploited by malicious authenticated users to cause a denial of service. These flaws are due to errors when handling the editnetwork, [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:006: mediawiki

Thursday 8th of January 2015 07:30:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated mediawiki packages fix security vulnerabilities: In MediaWiki before 1.23.8, thumb.php outputs wikitext message as raw HTML, which could lead to cross-site scripting. Permission to edit MediaWiki namespace is required to exploit this. [More...]

Ubuntu: 2455-1: bsd-mailx vulnerability

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 02:28:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: bsd-mailx could be made to run programs if it parsed a specially craftedemail address.

Ubuntu: 2454-1: Exiv2 vulnerability

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 01:44:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Exiv2 could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Ubuntu: 2452-1: NSS vulnerability

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 01:18:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: NSS could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Ubuntu: 2453-1: mime-support vulnerability

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 01:18:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: run-mailcap could be made to run programs as your login if it opened aspecially crafted file.

Red Hat: 2015:0016-01: glibc: Moderate Advisory

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 12:40:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated glibc packages that fix two security issues and two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security [More...]

Debian: 3120-1: mantis: Summary

Tuesday 6th of January 2015 03:36:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Debian: 3119-1: libevent: Summary

Tuesday 6th of January 2015 02:23:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Red Hat: 2015:0009-01: kernel: Important Advisory

Monday 5th of January 2015 04:08:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extended Life Cycle Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]

Red Hat: 2015:0008-01: libvirt: Low Advisory

Monday 5th of January 2015 04:08:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated libvirt packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Low security [More...]

Ubuntu: 2450-1: strongSwan vulnerability

Monday 5th of January 2015 08:49:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: strongSwan could be made to crash or run programs if it received speciallycrafted network traffic.

Mandriva: 2015:005: subversion

Monday 5th of January 2015 08:30:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated subversion packages fix security vulnerabilities: A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way mod_dav_svn handled REPORT requests. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use a crafted REPORT request to crash mod_dav_svn (CVE-2014-3580). [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:004: php

Monday 5th of January 2015 08:12:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated php packages fix security vulnerability: A use-after-free flaw was found in PHP unserialize(). An untrusted input could cause PHP interpreter to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when processed using unserialize() (CVE-2014-8142). [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:003: ntp

Monday 5th of January 2015 08:12:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated ntp packages fix security vulnerabilities: If no authentication key is defined in the ntp.conf file, a cryptographically-weak default key is generated (CVE-2014-9293). [More...]

Debian: 3118-1: strongswan: Summary

Monday 5th of January 2015 07:12:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Mandriva: 2015:002: pcre

Monday 5th of January 2015 06:36:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated pcre packages fix security vulnerability: A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions (CVE-2014-8964). [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:001: c-icap

Monday 5th of January 2015 06:24:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated c-icap packages fix security vulnerabilities: Several vulnerabilities were found in c-icap, which could allow a remote attacker to cause c-icap to crash, or have other, unspecified impacts (CVE-2013-7401, CVE-2013-7402). [More...]

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