DSA 1693-1: New phppgadmin packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 12/27/2008 01:00 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-1693-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
December 27, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : phppgadmin
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-2865 CVE-2007-5728 CVE-2008-5587
Debian Bugs : 427151 449103 508026

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpPgAdmin, a tool
to administrate PostgreSQL database over the web. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-2865

Cross-site scripting vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject
arbitrary web script or HTML via the server parameter.

CVE-2007-5728

Cross-site scripting vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject
arbitrary web script or HTML via PHP_SELF.

CVE-2008-5587

Directory traversal vulnerability allows remote attackers to read
arbitrary files via _language parameter.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.0.1-3.1etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.2.1-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your phppgadmin 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/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 703673 eedac65ce5d73aca2f92388c9766ba1b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1-3.1etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 890 e6dea463d597f6dda40d774820e3bb03
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1-3.1etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 15678 1cbe0f619e65a8c49894e8c0fe015fb5

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_4.0.1-3.1etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 704386 1f5b68f6be269eb3c10646cd8d69c31c


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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