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    Debian: New phppgadmin packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date 27 Dec 2008
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpPgAdmin, a tool to administrate PostgreSQL database over the web. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: Cross-site scripting vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the server parameter.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1693-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    December 27, 2008                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : phppgadmin
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-2865 CVE-2007-5728 CVE-2008-5587
    Debian Bugs    : 427151 449103 508026
    
    Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpPgAdmin, a tool
    to administrate PostgreSQL database over the web. The Common
    Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2007-2865
    
        Cross-site scripting vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject
        arbitrary web script or HTML via the server parameter.
    
    CVE-2007-5728
    
        Cross-site scripting vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject
        arbitrary web script or HTML via PHP_SELF.
    
    CVE-2008-5587
    
        Directory traversal vulnerability allows remote attackers to read
        arbitrary files via _language parameter.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.0.1-3.1etch1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.2.1-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your phppgadmin 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:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   703673 eedac65ce5d73aca2f92388c9766ba1b
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1-3.1etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      890 e6dea463d597f6dda40d774820e3bb03
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1-3.1etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    15678 1cbe0f619e65a8c49894e8c0fe015fb5
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1-3.1etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   704386 1f5b68f6be269eb3c10646cd8d69c31c
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For apt-get: deb https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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