Debian: DSA-2474-1: ikiwiki security update

    Date17 May 2012
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Raúl Benencia discovered that ikiwiki, a wiki compiler, does not properly escape the author (and its URL) of certain metadata, such as comments. This might be used to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2474-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
    May 16, 2012                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ikiwiki
    Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0220
    
    Raúl Benencia discovered that ikiwiki, a wiki compiler, does not
    properly escape the author (and its URL) of certain metadata, such as
    comments. This might be used to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.20100815.9.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.20120516.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ikiwiki packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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