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Security Linux News for Nov 25, 2002

  • Trustix Secure Linux Advisory: samba (Oct 04, 2004, 02:58)
    "A security vulnerability has been located in Samba 2.2.x <= 2.2.11 and Samba 3.0.x <= 3.0.5..."

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: samba (Jul 22, 2004, 20:29)
    "Evgeny Demidov noticed that the internal routine used by the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT) to decode the base64 data during HTTP basic authentication is subject to a buffer overrun caused by an invalid base64 character..."

  • SuSE Linux Advisory: pine (Sep 11, 2003, 20:29)
    "The well known and widely used mail client pine is vulnerable to a buffer overflow..."

  • Trustix Secure Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 25, 2002, 20:26)
    "There was a bug in the length checking for encrypted password change requests from clients..."

  • SuSE Linux Advisory: pine (Nov 25, 2002, 16:35)
    "While parsing and escaping characters of eMail addresses pine does not allocate enough memory for storing the escaped mailbox part of an address. This results in a buffer overflow on the heap that will make pine crash..."

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 25, 2002, 16:33)
    "Steve Langasek and Eloy Paris discovered a vulnerability in Samba versions 2.2.2 to 2.2.6 which may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in the server context..."