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Linux Kernel Multiple, Local, Denial of Service Vulnerabilities under v2.6.20.4

http://secunia.com/advisories/24618/. There exist multiple, local, IPv6 vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel prior to 2.6.20.4. These vulnerabilities could lead to local Denial of Service (DoS) attacks, including kernel crash. This can be exploited locally, no remote exploitation has been reported at this time.

Linux Kernel Multiple, Local, Denial of Service Vulnerabilities under v2.6.20.4

http://secunia.com/advisories/24618/. There exist multiple, local, IPv6 vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel prior to 2.6.20.4. These vulnerabilities could lead to local Denial of Service (DoS) attacks, including kernel crash. This can be exploited locally, no remote exploitation has been reported at this time.

Mozilla SVG Processing Remote Code Execution

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It appears that versions of Firefox earlier then 1.5.0.9 and 2.0.0.1 and SeaMonkey 1.0.7 are vulnerable to a remote denial of service (DoS).

This flaw was introduced in Firefox 1.5.0.4.

This bug can create a DoS by crashing the browser. It does not appear that this exploit can execute any malicious code on the users computer at this time.

Proposed mitigation is to upgrade the browser to the latest version, or disable JavaScript until an upgrade is possible.

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