DSA-1236-1: New enemies-of-carlotta package fix missing sanity checks
Posted on: 12/13/2006 02:25 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-1236-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
December 13, 2006
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Package : enemies-of-carlotta
Vulnerability : missing sanity checks
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2006-5875

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho discovered that enemies-of-carlotta, a simple
manager for mailing lists, does not properly sanitise email addresses
before passing them through to the system shell.

For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version
1.0.3-1sarge1

We recommend that you upgrade your enemies-of-carlotta 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 3.1 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/enemies-of-carlotta/enemies-of-carlotta_1.0.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 50970 c128776396562ef1c678e438422d11fb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/enemies-of-carlotta/enemies-of-carlotta_1.0.3-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 615 15c19c6a0ba8b3350f7ada9074713d12
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/enemies-of-carlotta/enemies-of-carlotta_1.0.3-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 3587 c5e36788f3e1375c1f97533f1692de4a

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/enemies-of-carlotta/enemies-of-carlotta_1.0.3-1sarge1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 42722 d78136bff713315256626eec51521c83


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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