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Debian: New geneweb packages fix insecure file operations

Date 19 Apr 2005
Posted By Joe Shakespeare
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 712-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
April 19th, 2005              
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Package        : geneweb
Vulnerability  : insecure file operations
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: yes
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0391
Debian Bug     : 304405

Tim Dijkstra discovered a problem during the upgrade of geneweb, a
genealogy software with web interface.  The maintainer scripts
automatically converted files without checking their permissions and
content, which could lead to the modification of arbitrary files.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.06-2woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.10-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your geneweb 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:      622 42f4904be438272ef8cdc58c209bf69e
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23312 8a6772692840aaa3a8190f3c620a93c7
      Size/MD5 checksum:   832896 a64a4373cb82d6a3044718c7345e45f7

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2337090 858feee271e9273832c88d48ba328a12
      Size/MD5 checksum:   208060 f7307a991ec6bc392921d90abdc81ca2

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1944856 82b8aebab5bb58d37d15b999a4335f2a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   169726 7839aa9156ee97f9d1f3c4f86dd550c3

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1684856 2a1bc1f0ec1fc6c3f7ef7c52fd1e94d8
      Size/MD5 checksum:   144654 6894d141467665242c11498ad8d19c7e

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   985874 1ab07405b51d714f67947bbdb2b75556
      Size/MD5 checksum:   108438 4885192511533339a3f4bbac1f46e3af

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   865514 2e9ac4cb55344f560c09305d8e5ff69a
      Size/MD5 checksum:    88544 f9bb191412501d5bb0af4f1e3ad3da8d

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   769174 160c16c3ec87483ea98bf2d27d21791d
      Size/MD5 checksum:    72536 91fb0ee658037ed95eacf536d4a85066

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   830996 744a10d4b0b6274130243f20b5fd61b8
      Size/MD5 checksum:    82986 e0ad1d6ec21c6e3d3c05f3d415dc7464

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   828712 f662f4bfd37628765ff6ed5f84db1ced
      Size/MD5 checksum:    82488 f59385de1518114ca79d4fafdd671c70

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1974276 6f7b75c7a7110573a60e23ee148ad08e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   172650 722401a02a51b2e0e56cb3192fd0112c

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   806318 9050118b04fd2ac2191a42626a0f475e
      Size/MD5 checksum:    78592 ef1d41ec105bff3fb06d7666ba1a5088

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2014300 a419b10c08cf4612a5acba067f4adc3f
      Size/MD5 checksum:   176650 8e4c69e79adc7df3de7464981c8e8d31

  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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