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Ubuntu: 2501-1: PHP vulnerabilities

Tuesday 17th of February 2015 01:49:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Ubuntu: 2500-1: X.Org X server vulnerabilities

Tuesday 17th of February 2015 07:48:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in the X.Org X server.

Slackware: 2015-047-03: sudo: Security Update

Monday 16th of February 2015 05:41:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: New sudo packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]

Slackware: 2015-047-01: patch: Security Update

Monday 16th of February 2015 05:41:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: New patch packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]

Slackware: 2015-047-02: seamonkey: Security Update

Monday 16th of February 2015 05:41:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: New seamonkey packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]

Gentoo: 201502-12 Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

Sunday 15th of February 2015 09:56:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle's Java SE Development Kit and Runtime Environment, the worst of which could lead to execution of arbitrary code.

Gentoo: 201502-11 GNU cpio: Multiple vulnerabilities

Sunday 15th of February 2015 09:52:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Two vulnerabilities have been found in GNU cpio, the worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code.

Gentoo: 201502-10 libpng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Sunday 15th of February 2015 09:48:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Two vulnerabilities have been found in libpng, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code.

Ubuntu: 2488-2: ClamAV vulnerability

Thursday 12th of February 2015 06:22:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: ClamAV could be made to crash or run programs if it processed aspecially crafted file.

Mandriva: 2015:048: postgresql

Thursday 12th of February 2015 07:15:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in postgresql: Stephen Frost discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly displayed certain values in error messages. An authenticated user could gain [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:047: elfutils

Thursday 12th of February 2015 07:06:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated elfutils packages fix security vulnerability: Directory traversal vulnerability in the read_long_names function in libelf/elf_begin.c in elfutils allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files to the root directory via a / (slash) in a crafted [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:046: ntp

Thursday 12th of February 2015 03:52:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated ntp packages fix security vulnerabilities: Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team, Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE Security Team and Harlan Stenn of Network Time Foundation discovered that the length value in extension fields is not properly [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:045: e2fsprogs

Thursday 12th of February 2015 03:51:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated e2fsprogs packages fix security vulnerability: The libext2fs library, part of e2fsprogs and utilized by its utilities, is affected by a boundary check error on block group descriptor information, leading to a heap based buffer overflow. A specially [More...]

Mandriva: 2015:044: perl-Gtk2

Thursday 12th of February 2015 03:45:00 AM
LinuxSecurity.com: A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in perl-Gtk2: Incorrect memory management in Gtk2::Gdk::Display::list_devices in perl-Gtk2 before 1.2495, where, the code was freeing memory that gtk+ still holds onto and might access later. [More...]

Debian: 3161-1: dbus: Summary

Wednesday 11th of February 2015 03:39:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Ubuntu: 2499-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities

Wednesday 11th of February 2015 01:33:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.

Debian: 3160-1: xorg-server: Summary

Wednesday 11th of February 2015 12:23:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary

Red Hat: 2015:0166-01: subversion: Moderate Advisory

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 08:52:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated subversion packages that fix three security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security [More...]

Red Hat: 2015:0164-01: kernel: Moderate Advisory

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 08:52:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security [More...]

Ubuntu: 2498-1: Kerberos vulnerabilities

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 08:30:00 PM
LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in Kerberos.

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