DSA 1429-1: New htdig packages fix cross site scripting
Posted on: 12/11/2007 11:25 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-1429-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
December 11, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : htdig
Vulnerability : cross site scripting
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-6110
Debian Bug : 453278

Michael Skibbe discovered that htdig, a WWW search system for an intranet
or small internet, did not adequately quote values submitted to the search
script, allowing remote attackers to inject arbitrary script or HTML
into specially crafted links.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
1:3.2.0b6-3.1etch1

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem was not present.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
1:3.2.0b6-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your htdig 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 616 cd4c8534f4615e145331c49ce61d6dc8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 3104936 8a6952f5b97e305dbb7489045bad220f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 86277 c604a5e5b383b92701751cc59dc42f64

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig-doc_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 528278 8ef47406cfd1e8e443a1fd52600f5852

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2325066 ef903816a813b83eed9b02c2dbb3077f

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1999104 8a655e8fdc0afff79c3fef3abd398511

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1895400 06661a4521788928c65eb8182108eb66

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2080404 ef595c4bc3044c90cd88516e9efd1355

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1850284 eb919a14cb3b39e5bb897d1402d70c52

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2716226 2180649c4865fbdf33f05bb62c1ac0bf

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1949730 7b2188c83ce9e299f6994fe3af69fefc

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1941926 645a9efbaa025dbd39ec27b4b915c00e

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1888214 2dd55523e8ac8b405b34bba39da0e6ca

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2034030 22069288eb255b5d6bb975f14562813b

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.2.0b6-3.1etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1866588 a523c05f8841bfed3009c92617fc585f


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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