Debian: New squirrelmail packages fix cross-site scripting

    Date13 May 2007
    CategoryDebian
    2733
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the webmail package Squirrelmail performs insufficient sanitising inside the HTML filter, which allows the injection of arbitrary web script code during the display of HTML email messages.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1290-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 13th, 2007                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : squirrelmail
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2007-1262
    
    It was discovered that the webmail package Squirrelmail performs
    insufficient sanitising inside the HTML filter, which allows the
    injection of arbitrary web script code during the display of HTML
    email messages.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.4-11.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.9a-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.10a-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.4-11.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      680 6c295daf080ac9c28a5a1dba6638e84d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.4-11.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    29878 fe8738a69d997ce9604691c09e50a818
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.4.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   575871 f50548b6f4f24d28afb5e6048977f4da
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.4-11_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   575624 bb59799e0eb2029d00466c8a845ed5c8
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.9a-2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      721 c828ed91c9f92b5c2288a388d90b9a58
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.9a-2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    23315 51ca1a79090618fe7846d77f7cbb6087
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.9a.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   598950 5b19f8cc5badef91d1f2410df41564bc
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/squirrelmail/squirrelmail_1.4.9a-2_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   592732 1659d85aef3a052ffff42715068f9760
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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