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    Debian: New roundup packages fix cross-site scripting vulnerability

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    Roundup, an issue tracking system, fails to properly escape HTML input, allowing an attacker to inject client-side code (typically JavaScript) into a document that may be viewed in the victim's browser
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1554-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Noah Meyerhans
    April 22, 2008                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : roundup
    Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-1474
    Debian Bug     : 472643
    
    Roundup, an issue tracking system, fails to properly escape HTML input,
    allowing an attacker to inject client-side code (typically JavaScript)
    into a document that may be viewed in the victim's browser.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
    1.2.1-5+etch1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your roundup packages.
    
    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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    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1-5+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      690 2bf102c80abab65bf5b7d8804a29bc4d
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1058595 38de336cf23d0dc20df17695b7c72806
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1-5+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    25739 61583ff7c94651b7380794b421fcc521
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1-5+etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1003008 00f33566e9993e7aaa37f6b99c3d186e
    
    
      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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