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Debian: New egroupware packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 04 Oct 2005
Posted By Joe Shakespeare
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 842-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
October 4th, 2005             
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Package        : egroupware
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-2498
Debian Bug     : 323350

Stefan Esser discovered a vulnerability in the XML-RPC libraries which
are also present in egroupware, a web-based groupware suite, that
allows injection of arbitrary PHP code into eval() statements.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain egroupware packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your egroupware 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:
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      Size/MD5 checksum: 12699187 462f5ea377c4d0c04f16ffe8037b9d6a

  Architecture independent components:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:     4260 d776246f9cd720063d6f89f4ea6851ed

  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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