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    Debian: jitterbug Improper input sanatizing

    Date 12 Jan 2004
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Allows an attacker to execute arbitary commands on server hosting bug database.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 420-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    January 12th, 2004             
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    Package        : jitterbug
    Vulnerability  : improperly sanitised input
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0028
    Steve Kemp discovered a security related problem in jitterbug, a
    simple CGI based bug tracking and reporting tool.  Unfortunately not
    program executions use properly sanitized input which allows an
    attacker to execute arbitary commands on the server hosting the bug
    database.  As mitigating factors these attacks are only available to
    non-guest users, and accounts for these people must be setup by the
    administrator making them "trusted".
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-4.2woody2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-4.5.
    We recommend that you upgrade your jitterbug package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      571 4e0233377310dd6e6be3a84dc9af2546
          Size/MD5 checksum:     9041 3dcc5a0298fe3156985d288adcf99228
          Size/MD5 checksum:    98728 a01f5807ff53c2ebcf1915fa9c472236
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    86078 cf2d3fa20f41c8845e61e3cddd3cb523
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    66738 93b31f56f2842bcb1d9b25d688ee92e1
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    64176 fa35766c7a3f1cacf1dd39ed2f882f7a
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   104642 59022d10531b84b51a690d3ceca4d130
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    76812 2309c4c0b08e1dfd209d4ef69adc8235
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    59724 373da5359f2b116febdb7c1c6ad7a6ef
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    75288 e965f3557f6f04bd6714e09bc38065a8
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    75714 8946620e10acff501947b2eba8a9f5e5
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    73198 1226719649e70f50893062820c816451
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    68558 473a239367357b5f248d566a6dfc5861
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    74510 367db813a3074d58726fdadf78d9171f
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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