DSA 1829-1: New sork-passwd-h3 packages fix cross-site scripting
Posted on: 07/11/2009 10:30 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-1829-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steffen Joeris
July 11, 2009 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : sork-passwd-h3
Vulnerability : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2009-2360
Debian Bug : 536554


It was discovered that sork-passwd-h3, a Horde3 module for users to
change their password, is prone to a cross-site scripting attack via the
backend parameter.


For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0-2+etch1.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0-2+lenny1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1-1.1.


We recommend that you upgrade your sork-passwd-h3 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 (oldstable)
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Oldstable 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/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 966096 ca5612500c91c4ef3c838e8e94376332
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 722 9c114c8b4abf6db6b91a94f4e0359f77
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 8070 f8bdcfd6195df252914144f2a9e78869

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 936654 8827158aa7959c230edd2f264061309d


Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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Debian (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+lenny1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1134 21cddfb0875a3513716238b2482c8f48
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 966096 ca5612500c91c4ef3c838e8e94376332
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+lenny1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 8075 ac8d69e8612a96eeb18f3d68960dfaa2

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sork-passwd-h3/sork-passwd-h3_3.0-2+lenny1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 936656 b931e5db33decf642d8911f01b5656a1


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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