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Multiple vulnerabilities in Opera allow for remote code execution and URL obfuscation


"Specially crafted domain names can cause a memory corruption in Opera,
which may lead to a crash. Successful exploitation can lead to execution
of arbitrary code."

"Opera may allow scripts to run on the feed subscription page, thereby
gaining access to the feeds object. This can be used for automatic
subscription of feeds, or reading other feeds."

Drupal - SA-CONTRIB-2009-085 - Insert Node - Cross Site Scripting



The Insert Node module provides an input filter that enables a node to
be inserted within the body field of another node.

The module fails to sanitize the inserted node, making it vulnerable to
a cross site scripting (XSS) attack.
Versions affected

* Insert Node module versions for Drupal 5.x prior to Insert Node

Mozilla Firefox GIF Color Map Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


"Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow in the Mozilla Foundation's
libpr0n image processing library allows attackers to execute arbitrary

This has been fixed in the libpr0n libraries and pushed into Firefox
3.5.4. It is recommended that users upgrade to this version to avoid

If upgrade is not possible, users can disable automatically loading
images into their browser as a work around.

IE, Chrome, Safari duped by bogus PayPal SSL cert


A specially crafted SSL certificate was created that included a null
character in the Subject dn. This certificate was able to fool Internet
Explorer, Chrome and Safari into thinking that they were connected to a
legitimate Paypal site, when in fact, they were not.

Horde_Form_Type_image Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability


"PHP applications using the Horde_Form_Type_image form
element can be tricked into overwriting arbitrary files
writable by the webserver which might result in PHP
remote code execution"

This affects version 3.2.4 and below of Horde. It is recommended that
you upgrade to version 3.2.5 to avoid this vulnerability.


Fedora 'puppet' Package Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability


"The Fedora 'puppet' package is prone to an insecure file-permission

An attacker can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that
may aid in further attacks."

The Fedora Project has released updates to fix this issue. It is
recommended users of puppet on Fedora update as soon as possible.

Gpg4win Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability


"Gpg4win is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to cause an affected application to
crash, denying service to legitimate users. "

This can be exploited by sending a specially crafted GPG message via
email to a user of Gpg4win. It will create a DoS by crashing Gpg4win.

VMware Products Page Fault Exception Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability


Multiple VMware products are vulnerable to a page fault exception which
could lead to privilege escalation or denial of service.

This does not affect version 4.0 of ESX or ESXi.

An exploit is available. Running it as an unprivileged user on a guest
OS on VMware 3.5 caused the guest OS to kernel panic and lock up.

Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey MFSA 2009-{52..64} Multiple Vulnerabilities


"The Mozilla Foundation has released multiple advisories to address
vulnerabilities in Firefox and SeaMonkey.

An attacker can exploit these issues to obtain potentially sensitive
information, execute arbitrary code, elevate privileges, and cause
denial-of-service conditions."