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Debian alert DSA-1633-1 (slash)

From:  Florian Weimer <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 1633-1] New slash packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 01 Sep 2008 20:45:03 +0200
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Debian Security Advisory DSA-1633-1 Florian Weimer September 01, 2008 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Package : slash Vulnerability : SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-2231, CVE-2008-2553 Debian Bug : 484499 It has been discovered that Slash, the Slashdot Like Automated Storytelling Homepage suffers from two vulnerabilities related to insufficient input sanitation, leading to execution of SQL commands (CVE-2008-2231) and cross-site scripting (CVE-2008-2553). For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6-8etch1. In the unstable distribution (sid), the slash package is currently uninstallable and will be removed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your slash 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 4.0 alias etch - ------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 954 70b86d7e0c6f4d70e6ecc1e027739be5 Size/MD5 checksum: 584128 a9886e1e08e47e0db4f3ba3e750102ff Size/MD5 checksum: 21622 2b23a32433e9b168b09ad43e0fd1d160 alpha architecture (DEC Alpha) Size/MD5 checksum: 591940 9e38837b0a8f3cc1d3459dacc58c23c6 amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64)) Size/MD5 checksum: 588970 e81e95ed88e082dc56cd10b3770c4360 arm architecture (ARM) Size/MD5 checksum: 589446 925a97d085854e35f4e9bd678b99454e hppa architecture (HP PA RISC) Size/MD5 checksum: 594236 702a6635658253ad1c5c69169174dcfc i386 architecture (Intel ia32) Size/MD5 checksum: 587830 005ed926fe7595e45d2780c37bd6d09f ia64 architecture (Intel ia64) Size/MD5 checksum: 589356 a75d5d65a4499f1d9278df08849959ce mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 586112 a2b1336b77de1682ae764c3e05a5950e mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 587726 25c8ea639b4aa9c924e26ab33e5d59d6 powerpc architecture (PowerPC) Size/MD5 checksum: 590880 71de67c5a29a3c3122f74570ea090435 s390 architecture (IBM S/390) Size/MD5 checksum: 587744 c4809262d63d3449c41e8816b2a8cea1 sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC) Size/MD5 checksum: 588014 8ef8f770f5f22f9473133f382fd7bb18 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 v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJIvDgqAAoJEL97/wQC1SS+zx4H+wURQWes0P5UxmnaggJbnM4C 4bIcxFIphdumrQChejR9eOBvVkDd5dBLmOOFMJpAuMP7QQPWJFIY1cnhprIw27Kj 76VDV6lC19X+wb0c8/vkVbYRaJ7eUB1zooZ0wHgpFgYYmMO/jGysYntmPRq5dWO0 H/buUll72HNWH0OPwp4KS5yP4jnUHqddrJNrqIOyqF5lZJXc5GVTCI1Eun8maLxw fol5MTP5CaJ4mZzaKhDd9ZcnbWyHiE1bNCFdVAnt73aWjG66yQjNfmIJ8d3bYBvX NiudvGKuV3kAQ3pa9QiMTxgcpozkUJt/g0+Y8YvJElPqzSEhBD2ghRMxSIjvLxg= =xUYM -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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