Debian: minimalist Unsanitized input vulnerability

    Date17 Nov 2003
    CategoryDebian
    2323
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A security-related problem has been discovered in minimalist, amailing list manager, which allows a remote attacker to executearbitrary commands.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 402-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    November 17th, 2003                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : minimalist
    Vulnerability  : unsanitised input
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2003-0902
    
    A security-related problem has been discovered in minimalist, a
    mailing list manager, which allows a remote attacker to execute
    arbitrary commands.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2-4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your minimalist 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:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2-4.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      867 c068640f2b93412e07368555a63d9b14
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2-4.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     2583 2779834a5def11d42c31843cf50f7d4e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    18135 cda434d02c6a8bd5ed7220af71613d40
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2-4_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    25608 e4b9822b1af1cf3e3d4f3dc353dd012d
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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    For apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and  http://packages.debian.org/
    
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