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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Script Error Opens up Security Hole in Xen 3.0.3

Oct 04, 2007

A Red Hat update has just been released to close various vulnerabilities in the Xen virtualization solution, one of which was caused by an error in a Python script.

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Critical Error in Star Office Closed

Sep 25, 2007

An unknown software researcher discovered a highly critical vulnerability in the Star Office package. Manufacturer Sun has released patches to resolve the issue.

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Vulnerabilities in Image Magick Closed

Sep 24, 2007

Four bugs have been discovered in the free Image Magick image manipulation Software and classified as highly critical by several security research services. A new version closes the security holes.

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Login Vulnerability in KDE 3.3.0 through 3.5.7

Sep 20, 2007

The KDE Display Manager (KDM) can be exploited to allow users to log in without a password. This would give users the ability to log in as other users or even root.

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Trolltech Removes Qt Vulnerability

Sep 17, 2007

A moderately critical vulnerability was discovered in the QUtf8Decoder of Trolltech's Qt Framework.

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Samba Shuts Down Vulnerability in AD Interface

Sep 12, 2007

The latest version of Samba, 3.0.26, removes a moderately critical vulnerability that only occurs in combination with Microsoft's Active Directory Service.

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