DSA 1568-1: New b2evolution packages fix cross site scripting
Posted on: 05/05/2008 05:15 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-1568-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
May 05, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : b2evolution
Vulnerability : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-0175
Debian Bug : 410568

"unsticky" discovered that b2evolution, a blog engine, performs
insufficient input sanitising, allowing for cross site scripting.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.2-3+etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.2-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your b2evolution (0.9.2-3+etch1) 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/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 14774 0513ba676280c394ab9494ccdfea35e5
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2754129 6014a784ecc92a3a875e7ac69939047b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 882 3938cec5016aa5ac8c838ee668121832

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2818756 6174d72fee72c0f6ff6e4221344799cc


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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