Linux Advisory Watch: June 24, 2022

Advisories

Linux Advisory Watch: June 24, 2022

Happy Friday fellow Linux geeks! This week, important updates have been issued for VLC, Mailman and Chromium. Read on to learn about these vulnerabilities and how to secure your system against them. 

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VLC

The Discovery 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the free and open-source VLC media player.

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The Impact

These flaws could result in heap-based buffer overflow attacks, the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service (DoS) if a malformed media file is opened.

The Fix

A VLC security update that fixes these issues has been released. We recommend that you update as soon as possible to protect the security, integrity and availability of your systems.

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Mailman

The Discovery 

Several vulnerabilities were found in Mailman, a web-based mailing list manager (CVE-2021-43331, CVE-2021-43332 and CVE-2021-44227).


Mailman

The Impact

These bugs could result in cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and brute-force attacks, among other threats.

The Fix

A Mailman security update mitigates these issues. Update now to protect against attacks and compromise!

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Chromium

The Discovery

Multiple security issues were discovered in Chromium (CVE-2022-2007, CVE-2022-2008, CVE-2022-2010 and CVE-2022-2011).

The ImpactChromium

These vulnerabilities could lead to the execution of arbitrary code, denial of service (DoS), or information disclosure.

The Fix

A Chromium security update fixes these flaws. We recommend that you update promptly to secure your systems and your sensitive information.

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