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Debian: DSA-3405-1: smokeping security update

Date 25 Nov 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Tero Marttila discovered that the Debian packaging for smokeping installed it in such a way that the CGI implementation of Apache httpd (mod_cgi) passed additional arguments to the smokeping_cgi program, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution in response to crafted
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3405-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Florian Weimer
November 25, 2015                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : smokeping
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-0859

Tero Marttila discovered that the Debian packaging for smokeping
installed it in such a way that the CGI implementation of Apache httpd
(mod_cgi) passed additional arguments to the smokeping_cgi program,
potentially leading to arbitrary code execution in response to crafted
HTTP requests.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.6.8-2+deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.9-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your smokeping 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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