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Debian: New roundup packages fix cross-site scripting vulnerability

Date 22 Apr 2008
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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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