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Debian: New drupal packages fix execution of arbitrary web script code

Date 26 Jul 2006
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1125-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 26th, 2006               
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Package        : drupal
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-2742 CVE-2006-2743 CVE-2006-2831 CVE-2006-2832 CVE-2006-2833
Debian Bug     : 368835

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Drupal web site
platform, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary web script. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following


    A SQL injection vulnerability has been discovered in the "count" and
    "from" variables of the database interface.


    Multiple file extensions were handled incorrectly if Drupal ran on
    Apache with mod_mime enabled.


    A variation of CVE-2006-2743 was adressed as well.


    A Cross-Site-Scripting vulnerability in the upload module has been


    A Cross-Site-Scripting vulnerability in the taxonomy module has been

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.5.3-6.1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.5.8-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your drupal packages.

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 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      625 8323ad6164c5beb6e9c7631272fbaee8
      Size/MD5 checksum:    83802 35863480a9da96adbe6731b014d204c8
      Size/MD5 checksum:   471540 bf093c4c8aca7bba62833ea1df35702f

  Architecture independent components:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   506884 e4cdba2730662752d8f83fc101ab58a5

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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