DSA 1208-1: New bugzilla packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 11/11/2006 04:15 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 1208-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 11th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : bugzilla
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2005-4534 CVE-2006-5453
Debian Bug : 395094 329387

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Bugzilla
bug tracking system, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
problems:

CVE-2005-4534

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that insecure temporary
file usage may lead to denial of service through a symlink attack.

CVE-2006-5453

Several cross-site scripting vulnerabilities may lead to injection
of arbitrary web script code.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.16.7-7sarge2.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been
fixed in version 2.22.1-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.22.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your bugzilla packages.


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/b/bugzilla/bugzilla_2.16.7-7sarge2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 672 94d9f5a0686916545b0a2331cf701e9b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bugzilla/bugzilla_2.16.7-7sarge2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 58117 4b7c3e3f2dd3a25c85cc422431915355
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bugzilla/bugzilla_2.16.7.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1378708 b3f3fcac3103c139a218e7316a9bbcc7

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bugzilla/bugzilla-doc_2.16.7-7sarge2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 572342 353444279ff5ea591fdc70aaf18fa690
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bugzilla/bugzilla_2.16.7-7sarge2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 368594 93e7597ee670fe72b8a68f796a5f4b4d

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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