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Security Linux News for Sep 09, 2002

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: wordtrans (Sep 09, 2002, 18:50)
    "The wordtrans-web package provides an interface to query multilingual dictionaries via a web browser. Guardent discovered vulnerabilities which affect versions of wordtrans up to and including 1.1pre8..."

  • Gentoo Linux Advisory: glibc (Sep 09, 2002, 18:49)
    " There is an integer overflow present in the xdr_array() function distributed as part of the Sun Microsystems XDR library. This overflow has been shown to lead to remotely exploitable buffer overflows in multiple applications, leading to the execution of arbitrary code..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisories: python, mhonarc (Sep 09, 2002, 18:47)
    Two security advisories from the Debian Project.