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Debian alert DSA-1066-1 (phpbb2)

From:  Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 1066-1] New phpbb2 packages fix execution of arbitrary web script code
Date:  Sat, 20 May 2006 07:48:03 +0200

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 1066-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff May 20th, 2006 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : phpbb2 Vulnerability : missing input sanitising Problem-Type : local Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2006-1896 Debian Bug : 365533 It was discovered that phpbb2, a web based bulletin board, does insufficiently sanitise values passed to the "Font Colour 3" setting, which might lead to the execution of injected code by admin users. The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain phpbb2 packages. For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.13+1-6sarge3. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your phpbb2 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 - -------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 719 517bf7f4c266f26f3ef9a9be6d7c571f Size/MD5 checksum: 65253 01f4762f95f68fb8c1681ee9d4d6faa1 Size/MD5 checksum: 3340445 678d0cb0372e46402a472c510fb90d78 Architecture independent components: Size/MD5 checksum: 37594 ab27da20ca8360e5ea735ee02664ecb5 Size/MD5 checksum: 2873158 31ea4f9837234335e35cc42fbc906ec1 Size/MD5 checksum: 525642 702da4887fbdc27a06cc519c9f02363f These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update. - --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFEbq09Xm3vHE4uyloRAo4yAJ9wL+BNd+IN6n2u9JckY4xzOYgFhwCgucuI 5qP1vq585goI/dPnOCSr8Rc= =Z4UK -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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