DSA-2158-1: cgiirc security update
Posted on: 02/10/2011 07:52 AM

A cgiirc security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux 5.0. An update for Squeeze will be released shortly.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2158-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
February 9, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : cgiirc
Vulnerability : cross-site scripting
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0050

Michael Brooks (Sitewatch) discovered a reflective XSS flaw in
cgiirc, a web based IRC client, which could lead to the execution
of arbitrary javascript.

For the old-stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.9-3lenny1.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), and unstable distribution (sid),
this problem will be fixed shortly.

We recommend that you upgrade your cgiirc packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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