3 Updates for Debian
Posted on: 12/31/2012 11:43 AM

The following three updates has been released for Debian GUN/Linux: [SECURITY] [DSA 2596-1] mediawiki-extensions security update, [SECURITY] [DSA 2595-1] ghostscript security update, and [SECURITY] [DSA 2594-1] virtualbox-ose security update

[SECURITY] [DSA 2596-1] mediawiki-extensions security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2596-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Jonathan Wiltshire
December 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mediawiki-extensions
Vulnerability : cross-site scripting
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : not yet assigned
Debian Bug : 696179

Thorsten Glaser discovered that the RSSReader extension for mediawiki, a
website engine for collaborative work, does not properly escape tags in
feeds. This could allow a malicious feed to inject JavaScript into the
mediawiki pages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3squeeze2.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.11.

We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki-extensions packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2595-1] ghostscript security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2595-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : ghostscript
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-4405

Marc Schoenefeld discovered that an integer overflow in the ICC parsing
code of Ghostscript can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.05~dfsg-6.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.05~dfsg-6.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2594-1] virtualbox-ose security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2594-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : virtualbox-ose
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-3221

"halfdog" discovered that incorrect interrupt handling in Virtualbox,
a x86 virtualization solution - can lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2.10-dfsg-1+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.18-dfsg-1.1 of
the virtualbox source package.

We recommend that you upgrade your virtualbox-ose packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/




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