DSA 745-1: New drupal package fixes multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 07/10/2005 08:52 AM

New drupal packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 745-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Stone
July 10, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : drupal
Vulnerability : arbitrary command execution
Problem type : input validation errors
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CAN-2005-1921, CAN-2005-2106, CAN-2005-2116

Two input validation errors were discovered in drupal and its bundled xmlrpc module. These errors can lead to the execution of arbitrary commands on the web server running drupal.

drupal was not included in the old stable distribution (woody).

For the current stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 4.5.3-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.5.4-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your drupal 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 3.1 (sarge)
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sarge was released for alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3-3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 609 0eb3f7233e0c83f4524784381338ddda
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 471540 bf093c4c8aca7bba62833ea1df35702f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3-3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 43573 42582f8972fd4adb5d7e08712f80912c

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/drupal/drupal_4.5.3-3_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 487404 0af9a174268a7bfb83b523b452076e7b


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