Debian: New phpgedview packages fix cross site scripting

    Date27 Apr 2008
    CategoryDebian
    3773
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that phpGedView, an application to provide online access to genealogical data, performed insufficient input sanitising on some parameters, making it vulnerable to cross site scripting.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1559-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    April 27, 2008                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : phpgedview
    Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-5051
    Debian Bug     : 443901
    
    It was discovered that phpGedView, an application to provide online access
    to genealogical data, performed insufficient input sanitising on some
    parameters, making it vulnerable to cross site scripting.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
    4.0.2.dfsg-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
    4.1.e+4.1.1-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your phpgedview 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 4.0 alias etch
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    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  6181964 73b1f051f01dcd6520a044badaa40fe6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg-3.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     7845 0ae3d02bf2f9bfecac01bfbb98e16b53
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg-3.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1053 30d7415d993b4034f44fdfcd9bf9d998
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview-themes_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   876616 0745d130e09318bd72790028db6a943d
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview-places_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2270996 ce02af3e71b958d0fd3f72c1eea9eca4
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1215452 dff7649b79e3f32ee6868839cd3c4c68
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview-languages_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1821112 1b004f9221d532a1e07eb242bdd13ba1
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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