Debian: New htdig packages fix cross site scripting

    Date11 Dec 2007
    CategoryDebian
    2794
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Michael Skibbe discovered that htdig, a WWW search system for an intranet or small internet, did not adequately quote values submitted to the search script, allowing remote attackers to inject arbitrary script or HTML into specially crafted links.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1429-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
    December 11, 2007                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : htdig 
    Vulnerability  : cross site scripting
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-6110
    Debian Bug     : 453278
    
    Michael Skibbe discovered that htdig, a WWW search system for an intranet
    or small internet, did not adequately quote values submitted to the search
    script, allowing remote attackers to inject arbitrary script or HTML
    into specially crafted links.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
    1:3.2.0b6-3.1etch1
    
    For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem was not present.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
    1:3.2.0b6-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your htdig package.
    
    Upgrade instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      616 cd4c8534f4615e145331c49ce61d6dc8
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3104936 8a6952f5b97e305dbb7489045bad220f
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    86277 c604a5e5b383b92701751cc59dc42f64
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig-doc_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   528278 8ef47406cfd1e8e443a1fd52600f5852
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2325066 ef903816a813b83eed9b02c2dbb3077f
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1999104 8a655e8fdc0afff79c3fef3abd398511
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1895400 06661a4521788928c65eb8182108eb66
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2080404 ef595c4bc3044c90cd88516e9efd1355
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1850284 eb919a14cb3b39e5bb897d1402d70c52
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2716226 2180649c4865fbdf33f05bb62c1ac0bf
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1949730 7b2188c83ce9e299f6994fe3af69fefc
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1941926 645a9efbaa025dbd39ec27b4b915c00e
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1888214 2dd55523e8ac8b405b34bba39da0e6ca
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2034030 22069288eb255b5d6bb975f14562813b
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1866588 a523c05f8841bfed3009c92617fc585f
    
    
      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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