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    Debian: DSA-2092-1: New lxr-cvs packages fix cross-site scripting

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    Dan Rosenberg discovered that in lxr-cvs, a code-indexing tool with a web frontend, not enough sanitation of user input is performed; an attacker can take advantage of this and pass script code in order to perform cross-site scripting attacks.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2092-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sébastien Delafond
    Aug 17th, 2010                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : lxr-cvs
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitizing
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CVE-2010-1625 CVE-2010-1738 CVE-2010-1448 CVE-2009-4497
    Debian Bugs    : 588137 585412 588036 575745
    
    Dan Rosenberg discovered that in lxr-cvs, a code-indexing tool with a
    web frontend, not enough sanitation of user input is performed; an
    attacker can take advantage of this and pass script code in order to
    perform cross-site scripting attacks.
    
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.5+cvs20071020-1+lenny1.
    
    For the testing distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.5+cvs20071020-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your lxr-cvs 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 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:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lxr-cvs/lxr-cvs_0.9.5+cvs20071020-1+lenny1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     9170 ff9cf4f8a39ec8540c0754806e0f8245
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lxr-cvs/lxr-cvs_0.9.5+cvs20071020.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   112741 95f9f694c5e233e88d8f37326715d769
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lxr-cvs/lxr-cvs_0.9.5+cvs20071020-1+lenny1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1062 24484431b1e1a609ccfcab84b809730f
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lxr-cvs/lxr-cvs_0.9.5+cvs20071020-1+lenny1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    71830 6c36d5a30c4083ef39baf101498e6b7e
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For apt-get: deb https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and https://packages.debian.org/
    

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