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    Debian: New lurker packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date 13 Mar 2006
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 999-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    March 14th, 2006              
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    Package        : lurker
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE IDs        : CVE-2006-1062 CVE-2006-1063 CVE-2006-1064
    Several security related problems have been discovered in lurker, an
    archive tool for mailing lists with integrated search engine.  The
    Common Vulnerability and Exposures project identifies the following
        Lurker's mechanism for specifying configuration files was
        vulnerable to being overridden.  As lurker includes sections of
        unparsed config files in its output, an attacker could manipulate
        lurker into reading any file readable by the www-data user.
        It is possible for a remote attacker to create or overwrite files
        in any writable directory that is named "mbox".
        Missing input sanitising allows an attacker to inject arbitrary
        web script or HTML.
    The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain lurker packages.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.2-5sarge1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.1-1.
    We recommend that you upgrade your lurker 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 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      604 ac6e3c86ae34b5416c0ea6417247d9c0
          Size/MD5 checksum:    31019 a155c855f422c82b52e9d976c6aa232b
          Size/MD5 checksum:   273185 393391e4c2489fb1c76c5f7c8e9bb099
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   595110 9b1951daf2bfe5c06a74691b25ee8687
      AMD64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   502676 32950eaafb13f6cf2f3a61a6a6018434
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   778864 a45dc0f8374560b6af8e834b3c1654fd
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   510092 450251b9af338b820ccb3f1304230dff
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   699168 d3ac8def3863d63fb8a2fb17fbdf0cb8
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   674812 eb2c1f8b41f5be23cf0beea38fe6f5d1
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   527322 200b159f8f64466b196418e6604345bd
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   561622 a08aec38ef1f279b0b5dd0d4def9fe35
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   558324 5901e771172ad8c9b185f53f21686ad6
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   528602 cb4b2f7d3ffc496b907dd4e99ba1d1e5
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   482062 45a70fc4c4245b5018fb0b8523a414d6
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   503982 7bc575d404d9bc6a4e8554bea7d2e74c
      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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