Debian: DSA-1951-1: New firefox-sage packages fix insufficient input sanitizing

    Date15 Dec 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that firefox-sage, a lightweight RSS and Atom feed reader for Firefox, does not sanitise the RSS feed information correctly, which makes it prone to a cross-site scripting and a cross-domain scripting attack.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1951-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
    December 15, 2009                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firefox-sage
    Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id         : CVE-2009-4102
    Debian Bug     : 559267
    
    It was discovered that firefox-sage, a lightweight RSS and Atom feed
    reader for Firefox, does not sanitise the RSS feed information
    correctly, which makes it prone to a cross-site scripting and a
    cross-domain scripting attack.
    
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.2-0.1+lenny1.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.3.6-4etch1.
    
    For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.3-3.
    
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your firefox-sage packages.
    
    
    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 4.0 alias etch
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    Debian (oldstable)
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    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/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.3.6-4etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      607 d4175001caa8fc685f47452de46aaa03
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.3.6.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   135325 49c68a517b6611c7352feb6072be9567
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.3.6-4etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    13123 a59b6403405d4c6214b569fdb068049f
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.3.6-4etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   150172 57339ba6521e7611e4e27fce4f87df31
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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    Debian (stable)
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    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/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.4.2-0.1+lenny1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    15552 c62acce299739cfe09c5ed671f0d310f
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.4.2.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   169202 71f4d7379bc6e39640fc20016493f129
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.4.2-0.1+lenny1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1039 f47c953cd90197453e1ce165f13cb701
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/firefox-sage/firefox-sage_1.4.2-0.1+lenny1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   171308 63a27b648f10e021b18acf9c8d8d24f0
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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