Today's Security Advisories

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Security

Moderately critical

Description:
Fedora has issued an update for openoffice. This fixes a vulnerability, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

Solution:
Apply updated Fedora Core 3



less critical

Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for rsnapshot. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions on a vulnerable system with escalated privileges.

Solution:
Update "net-misc/rsnapshot" to 1.2.1 or 1.1.7, or later.



Moderately critical

Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for rsnapshot. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions on a vulnerable system with escalated privileges.

Solution:
Update "net-misc/rsnapshot" to 1.2.1 or 1.1.7, or later.


Not critical

Description:
MandrakeSoft has issued an update for gaim. This fixes three weaknesses, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

Solution:
Apply updated packages.


Less critical

Description:
Debian has issued an update for mysql. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions and potentially compromise a vulnerable system and by malicious, local users to perform certain actions on a vulnerable system with escalated privileges.

Solution:
Apply updated packages.

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