DSA-1965-1: New phpldapadmin packages fix remote file inclusion
Posted on: 01/06/2010 07:40 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-1965 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Giuseppe Iuculano
January 06, 2010 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : phpldapadmin
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
Debian bug : 561975
CVE Id : CVE-2009-4427


It was discovered that phpLDAPadmin, a web based interface for administering
LDAP servers, doesn't sanitize an internal variable, which allows remote
attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files.


The oldstable distribution (etch) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version
1.1.0.5-6+lenny1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
1.1.0.7-1.1


We recommend that you upgrade your phpldapadmin 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 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/p/phpldapadmin/phpldapadmin_1.1.0.5-6+lenny1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1068 ebc99daefc4b94085ad54ce370e7dfed

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpldapadmin/phpldapadmin_1.1.0.5.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1031912 5ea78a6758e347c77ef291882675f266

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpldapadmin/phpldapadmin_1.1.0.5-6+lenny1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 21645 99a56a04aebcd351d9ad737b36d7d553

Architecture independent packages:


http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpldapadmin/phpldapadmin_1.1.0.5-6+lenny1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 933570 eedb4237de11744a51142a9dfeaec806


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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