DSA 1715-1: New moin packages fix insufficient input sanitising
Posted on: 01/29/2009 08:20 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1715 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steffen Joeris
January 29, 2009 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : moin
Vulnerability : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2009-0260 CVE-2009-0312
Debian Bug : 513158


It was discovered that the AttachFile action in moin, a python clone of
WikiWiki, is prone to cross-site scripting attacks (CVE-2009-0260).
Another cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in the
antispam feature (CVE-2009-0312).


For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.5.3-1.2etch2.

For the testing (lenny) distribution these problems have been fixed in
version 1.7.1-3+lenny1.

For the unstable (sid) distribution these problems have been fixed in
version 1.8.1-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your moin packages.

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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Debian (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.5.3-1.2etch2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 40914 139bcec334ed7fbf1ca2bef3c89a8377
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.5.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 4187091 e95ec46ee8de9527a39793108de22f7d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.5.3-1.2etch2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 671 7b24d6f694511840a0a9da0c9f33f5ad

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/python-moinmoin_1.5.3-1.2etch2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 914904 ab6158ae7010c3701859ceb26bd61bd2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moinmoin-common_1.5.3-1.2etch2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1595112 a46561072eb0ee26ee1a71275c0e64b3


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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