Debian: New b2evolution packages fix cross site scripting

    Date05 May 2008
    CategoryDebian
    65442
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    "unsticky" discovered that b2evolution, a blog engine, performs insufficient input sanitising, allowing for cross site scripting.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1568-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    May 05, 2008                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : b2evolution
    Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-0175
    Debian Bug     : 410568
    
    "unsticky" discovered that b2evolution, a blog engine, performs
    insufficient input sanitising, allowing for cross site scripting.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.2-3+etch1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.2-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your b2evolution (0.9.2-3+etch1) 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 4.0 alias etch
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    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    14774 0513ba676280c394ab9494ccdfea35e5
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2754129 6014a784ecc92a3a875e7ac69939047b
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      882 3938cec5016aa5ac8c838ee668121832
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2818756 6174d72fee72c0f6ff6e4221344799cc
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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