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    Debian: New webcalendar packages fix cross-site scripting

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    It was discovered that WebCalendar, a PHP-based calendar application, performs insufficient sanitising in the exports handler, which allows injection of web script.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1279-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 22nd, 2007                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : webcalendar
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2006-6669
    
    It was discovered that WebCalendar, a PHP-based calendar application,
    performs insufficient sanitising in the exports handler, which allows
    injection of web script.
    
    For the old stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.45-4sarge7.
    
    The stable distribution (etch) no longer contains WebCalendar packages.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.5-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your webcalendar 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:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45-4sarge7.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      608 0c12e6c6307413350af264045a4df964
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45-4sarge7.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    13013 ced8d9c6f7d52a42c3297a685547cb06
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   612360 a6a66dc54cd293429b604fe6da7633a6
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45-4sarge7_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   629712 39fca1d949580d18e1e293a1c181b1a8
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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