DSA 1553-1: New ikiwiki packages fix cross-site request forgery
Posted on: 04/20/2008 02:30 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-1553-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
April 20, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : ikiwiki
Vulnerability : cross-site request forgery
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-0165
Debian Bug : 475445

It has been discovered that ikiwiki, a Wiki implementation, does not
guard password and content changes against cross-site request forgery
(CSRF) attacks.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.33.5.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.42.

We recommend that you upgrade your ikiwiki 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/i/ikiwiki/ikiwiki_1.33.5.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 228378 ef6aa241ce3d9b3b4cc3750ed83ec578
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/ikiwiki/ikiwiki_1.33.5.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1015 d7fe70296ad9c6b2681f9ad60cf0d785

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/ikiwiki/ikiwiki_1.33.5_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 273800 c744a37e80d49d8c58cfb84fd4f6e4d6


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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