Debian: DSA-2083-1: New moin packages fix cross-site scripting

    Date02 Aug 2010
    CategoryDebian
    83
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that moin, a python clone of WikiWiki, does not sufficiently sanitize parameters when passing them to the add_msg function. This allows a remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks for example via the template parameter.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2083-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                                 Nico Golde
    August 2nd, 2010                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : moin
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitization
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    Debian bug     : 584809
    CVE ID         : CVE-2010-2487
    
    It was discovered that moin, a python clone of WikiWiki, does not sufficiently
    sanitize parameters when passing them to the add_msg function. This allows a
    remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks for example
    via the template parameter.
    
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.7.1-3+lenny5.
    
    For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.9.3-1.
    
    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 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/m/moin/moin_1.7.1-3+lenny5.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1259 574199fc8e4c954cdd8b75e81eecdcf2
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.7.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  5468224 871337b8171c91f9a6803e5376857e8d
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.7.1-3+lenny5.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    92369 5363c01a34f85326113d767264edd42a
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/python-moinmoin_1.7.1-3+lenny5_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4499604 c17eeecc46d92ea6db6078884c777669
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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