Debian: DSA-2158-1: cgiirc security update

    Date09 Feb 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Michael Brooks (Sitewatch) discovered a reflective XSS flaw in cgiirc, a web based IRC client, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary javascript.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2158-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
    February 9, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cgiirc
    Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0050
    
    Michael Brooks (Sitewatch) discovered a reflective XSS flaw in
    cgiirc, a web based IRC client, which could lead to the execution
    of arbitrary javascript.
    
    For the old-stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.5.9-3lenny1.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), and unstable distribution (sid),
    this problem will be fixed shortly.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your cgiirc packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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