Debian: DSA-1829-1: New sork-passwd-h3 packages fix cross-site scripting

    Date11 Jul 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that sork-passwd-h3, a Horde3 module for users to change their password, is prone to a cross-site scripting attack via the backend parameter.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1829-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
    July 11, 2009                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : sork-passwd-h3
    Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2009-2360
    Debian Bug     : 536554
    
    
    It was discovered that sork-passwd-h3, a Horde3 module for users to
    change their password, is prone to a cross-site scripting attack via the
    backend parameter.
    
    
    For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0-2+etch1.
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0-2+lenny1.
    
    For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.1-1.1.
    
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your sork-passwd-h3 packages.
    
    
    Upgrade instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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 4.0 alias etch
    - -------------------------------
    
    Debian (oldstable)
    - ------------------
    
    Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   966096 ca5612500c91c4ef3c838e8e94376332
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      722 9c114c8b4abf6db6b91a94f4e0359f77
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     8070 f8bdcfd6195df252914144f2a9e78869
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   936654 8827158aa7959c230edd2f264061309d
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
    - --------------------------------
    
    Debian (stable)
    - ---------------
    
    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+lenny1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1134 21cddfb0875a3513716238b2482c8f48
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   966096 ca5612500c91c4ef3c838e8e94376332
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+lenny1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     8075 ac8d69e8612a96eeb18f3d68960dfaa2
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+lenny1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   936656 b931e5db33decf642d8911f01b5656a1
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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