Debian: New hiki packages fix denial of service

    Date22 Jul 2006
    CategoryDebian
    4070
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1119-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    July 22nd, 2006                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : hiki
    Vulnerability  : design flaw
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2006-3379
    BugTraq ID     : 18785
    Debian Bug     : 378059
    
    Akira Tanaka discovered a vulnerability in Hiki Wiki, a Wiki engine
    written in Ruby that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
    service via high CPU consumption using by performing a diff between
    large and specially crafted Wiki pages.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.6.5-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.8.6-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your hiki 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 at the end of this advisory:
    
    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:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hiki/hiki_0.6.5-2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      561 fa72e16d4c5eb8108ccd603b3396bd76
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hiki/hiki_0.6.5-2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1573 46c81d7c9e5f52115df2fd91b6cc0bf4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hiki/hiki_0.6.5.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   143468 11c97fe604d70fc42f6c198ec64018e9
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hiki/hiki_0.6.5-2_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   108780 b1e689405cc70854ad77f5be95a86606
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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