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Security Linux News for Sep 12, 2002

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: postgresql (Nov 07, 2003, 15:59)
    "Tom Lane discovered a buffer overflow in the to_ascii function in PostgreSQL. This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the host running the database..."

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: util-linux (Sep 12, 2002, 21:43)
    "Michal Zalewski found a race condition vulnerability in the way chfn locks files when changing /etc/passwd..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: postgresql (Sep 12, 2002, 17:23)
    "Mordred Labs and others found several vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL, an object-relational SQL database. They are inherited from several buffer overflows and integer overflows..."