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    Debian: DSA-2752-1: phpbb3 security update

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    Andreas Beckmann discovered that phpBB, a web forum, as installed in Debian, sets incorrect permissions for cached files, allowing a malicious local user to overwrite them.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2752-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst 
    September 07, 2013                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : phpbb3
    Vulnerability  : permissions too wide
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: yes
    Debian Bug     : 711172
    
    Andreas Beckmann discovered that phpBB, a web forum, as installed in
    Debian, sets incorrect permissions for cached files, allowing a
    malicious local user to overwrite them.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.7-PL1-4+squeeze1.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.10-4+deb7u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.11-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your phpbb3 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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