Debian: New squirrelmail package fixes several vulnerabilities

    Date 01 Feb 2005
    5767
    Posted By Joe Shakespeare
    Upstream developers noticed that an unsanitised variable could lead to cross site scripting.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 662-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    February 1st, 2005                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : squirrelmail
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0104 CAN-2005-0152
    Debian Bug     : 292714
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squirrelmail, a
    commonly used webmail system.  The Common Vulnerabilities and
    Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
    CAN-2005-0104
    
        Upstream developers noticed that an unsanitised variable could
        lead to cross site scripting.
    
    CAN-2005-0152
    
        Grant Hollingworth discovered that under certain circumstances URL
        manipulation could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with
        the privileges of www-data.  This problem only exists in version
        1.2.6 of Squirrelmail.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.2.6-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) the problem that affects unstable
    has been fixed in version 1.4.4-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail 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 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.2.6-2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      646 4900cffd3e5d45735f65c21476efc806
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.2.6-2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    21204 4614ece547701e83d640b5740bb59d51
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.2.6.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1856087 be9e6be1de8d3dd818185d596b41a7f1
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.2.6-2_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1840668 2d23a6986ab2862bb1acd160b5a2919c
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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