DSA 2651-1: smokeping security update
Posted on: 03/21/2013 11:33 AM

A smokeping security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2651-1: smokeping security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2651-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 20, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : smokeping
Vulnerability : cross-site scripting vulnerability
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-0790
Debian Bug : 659899

A cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in smokeping, a
latency logging and graphing system. Input passed to the "displaymode"
parameter was not properly sanitized. An attacker could use this flaw to
execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in
the context of an affected site.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.6-5+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.7-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.7-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your smokeping 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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