Debian: New tomcat5.5 packages cross-site scripting

    Date 09 Jun 2008
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Tt was discovered that the Host Manager web application performed insufficient input sanitising, which could lead to cross-site scripting.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1593-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 09, 2008                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tomcat5.5
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-1947
    
    Tt was discovered that the Host Manager web application performed
    insufficient input sanitising, which could lead to cross-site scripting.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.5.20-2etch3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.5.26-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat5.5 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/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch3.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1277 119f28678cab927a6be1cd1e6622cb70
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4796377 5775bae8fac16a0e3a2c913c4768bb37
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch3.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    29340 1018b80cfeeea2d4f68507be5cdee483
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5-admin_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1161468 170d5eb777223389eed37a8491825b42
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/libtomcat5.5-java_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2385122 70ce8a752564f7cf074775d2619fe5ee
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5-webapps_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  1459186 1bdcdab47fcbe02f0ac9b20460f777c8
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    56958 89f2145bc6065b94faa74a0587cc908b
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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