DSA 766-1: New webcalendar package fixes information disclosure
Posted on: 07/27/2005 05:18 AM

New webcalendar package are avaialble for Debian GNU/Linux

Debian Security Advisory DSA 766-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
July 26th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : webcalendar
Vulnerability : authorisation failure
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-2320
BugTraq ID : 14072
Debian Bug : 315671

A vulnerability has been discovered in webcalendar, a PHP based multi-user calendar, that can lead to the disclosure of sensitive information to unauthorised parties.

the old stable distribution (woody) does not contain the webcalendar package.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.45-4sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.45-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your webcalendar package.

Upgrade Instructions

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 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

Size/MD5 checksum: 607 d5030eb9186aa90e841a4ca395da6a3a
Size/MD5 checksum: 9808 80408685999e6f85c279a187697d194d
Size/MD5 checksum: 612360 a6a66dc54cd293429b604fe6da7633a6

Architecture independent components:

Size/MD5 checksum: 628586 4d2edb921316272f6ad043153bf1757a

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.

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