Security Issues in Xpdf Make Waves

Nov 08, 2007

In the past, security bugs in the Xpdf PDF viewer have endangered Linux systems time and again, and projects that use Xpdf code are also affected.

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Seamonkey 1.1.6 Removes Bug

Nov 07, 2007

The latest version of the Mozilla successor, Seamonkey, removes minor graphics bugs and includes security updates.

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Local Security Bug in GNU Emacs

Nov 05, 2007

A vulnerability in the extended text editor GNU Emacs gives local attackers the ability to run arbitrary code.

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Firefox 2.0.0.9 Corrects Latest Release

Nov 02, 2007

The Mozilla Foundation has departed from its normal release cycle to fix several bugs and the remaining security holes in version 2.0.0.8 of the Firefox web browser.

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CUPS Vulnerability Allows Attackers to Execute Code

Oct 31, 2007

Security researchers at Secunia have discovered a vulnerability in the Cups printing system.

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Liferea Update Closes Security Hole

Oct 31, 2007

The new stable version 1.4.6 of the Liferea newsfeed reader fixes several bugs including a vulnerability.

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Firefox 2.0.0.8 does not Close all the Gaps and Adds Some New Ones

Oct 23, 2007

The update for the Mozilla Firefox browser to version 2.0.0.8 does not remove all of the vulnerabilities disclosed in the changelog, and the update introduces some new bugs.

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Vulnerability Discovered in X Font Server

Oct 04, 2007

Two protocol handlers give attackers the ability to inject malicious code into X Font Server (XFS). Linux systems are only vulnerable to local attacks. The X Font Server is not accessible over networks by default.

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