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    Debian: cgiemail Open mail relay

    Date 12 Feb 2004
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Previous versions could be used to send email to arbitrary addresses, which is exploited by spammers.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 437-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
    February 11th, 2004            
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    Package        : cgiemail
    Vulnerability  : open mail relay
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2002-1575
    Debian bug     : 222870
    A vulnerability was discovered in cgiemail, a CGI program used to
    email the contentsof an HTML form, whereby it could be used to send
    email to arbitrary addresses.  This type of vulnerability is commonly
    exploited to send unsolicited commercial email (spam).
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
    fixed in version 1.6-14woody1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6-20.
    We recommend that you update your cgiemail package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Intel IA-32 architecture:
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      Intel IA-64 architecture:
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      HP Precision architecture:
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      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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      Big endian MIPS architecture:
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      Little endian MIPS architecture:
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      PowerPC architecture:
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      IBM S/390 architecture:
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      Sun Sparc architecture:
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      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
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    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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