Debian: DSA-2414-1: fex security update

    Date 21 Feb 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Nicola Fioravanti discovered that F*X, a web service for transferring very large files, is not properly sanitizing input parameters of the "fup" script. An attacker can use this flaw to conduct reflected cross-site scripting attacks via various script parameters.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2413-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                                Nico Golde
    February 21, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : fex
    Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitization
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0869
    
    Nicola Fioravanti discovered that F*X, a web service for transferring
    very large files, is not properly sanitizing input parameters of the "fup"
    script.  An attacker can use this flaw to conduct reflected cross-site
    scripting attacks via various script parameters.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 20100208+debian1-1+squeeze2.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed
    in version 20120215-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your fex packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
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