Debian: New sword packages fix arbitrary command execution

    Date20 Jan 2005
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Ulf Härnhammar discovered that due to missing input sanitising in diatheke, a CGI script for making and browsing a bible website, it is possible to execute arbitrary commands via a specially crafted URL.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 650-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    January 20th, 2005               
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    Package        : sword
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0015
    Ulf Härnhammar discovered that due to missing input sanitising in
    diatheke, a CGI script for making and browsing a bible website, it is
    possible to execute arbitrary commands via a specially crafted URL.
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.3-3woody2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
    We recommend that you upgrade your diatheke 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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