Canonical Ltd has issued updates for its Kernel package to plug multiple security holes. A security issue affects all Ubuntu Linux versions.
Debian Linux project released today bug fixes for lighttpd and gaim package that allows remote attacks and DoS attacks.
An unpatched security hole in Ubuntu Linux 8.04 LTS operating system could be used by attackers to send a crafted packet and cause a denial of service via application crash in applications linked against OpenSSL to take control of vulnerable servers.
Multiple buffer overflows were discovered in the Ubuntu Linux kernel and can be corrected by upgrading your system to latest kernel version.
The PCRE library did not correctly handle certain in-pattern options. An attacker could cause applications linked against pcre3 to crash, leading to a denial of service.
Updated kernel packages that fix several bugs are now available for Debian Linux v4.0.
An updated Apache package that fixes a bug is now available under FreeBSD operating systems.