DSA 1007-1: New drupal packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 03/17/2006 12:12 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1007-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
March 17th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : drupal
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE IDs : CVE-2006-1225 CVE-2006-1226 CVE-2006-1227 CVE-2006-1228


The Drupal Security Team discovered several vulnerabilities in Drupal,
a fully-featured content management and discussion engine. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
problems:

CVE-2006-1225

Due to missing input sanitising a remote attacker could inject
headers of outgoing e-mail messages and use Drupal as a spam
proxy.

CVE-2006-1226

Missing input sanity checks allows attackers to inject arbitrary
web script or HTML.

CVE-2006-1227

Menu items created with the menu.module lacked access control for,
which might allow remote attackers to access administrator pages.

CVE-2006-1228

Markus Petrux discovered a bug in the session fixation which may
allow remote attackers to gain Drupal user privileges.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain Drupal packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.5.3-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.5.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your drupal package.


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 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3-6.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 611 71b0ecbc47f9cca214a283ebec5e4600
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3-6.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 82810 56bf3a054ca7430c85f50af7ae3927db
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 471540 bf093c4c8aca7bba62833ea1df35702f

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3-6_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 501428 94c1787a8eb5be13d6909f442e670cea


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;

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