DSA 1757-1: New auth2db packages fix SQL injection
Posted on: 03/30/2009 11:15 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-1757-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steffen Joeris
March 30, 2009 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : auth2db
Vulnerability : SQL injection
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id : no CVE id yet
Debian Bug : 521823


It was discovered that auth2db, an IDS logger, log viewer and alert
generator, is prone to an SQL injection vulnerability, when used with
multibyte character encodings.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1.

The oldstable distribution (etch) doesn't contain auth2db.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.5-2+dfsg-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your auth2db 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 5.0 alias lenny
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Debian (stable)
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1124 6a583f694b1d8925e134c09aa093bbe2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1648457 30187f48d223c6eb43a4c4a050a210bf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 660051 22884e0a64958362dd10fb9d95cc605c

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 29286 92513e873ad82b08553b96185d3619ea
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db-filters_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 13970 897b87dfe350e656c05a944e7d2b1fc9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db-common_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 648700 7421594af2889badd95f52fc11e600aa
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db-frontend_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 566262 7753eb86bcb06358042702547008110e


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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