DSA 909-1: New horde3 packages fix cross-site scripting
Posted on: 11/23/2005 01:12 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 909-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 23rd, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : horde3
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2005-3759
Debian Bug : 340323

Daniel Schreckling discovered that the MIME viewer in horde3, a web
application suite, does not always sanitise its input leaving a
possibility to force the return of malicious code that could be
executed on the vicitims machine.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain horde3 packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 3.0.4-4sarge2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 3.0.7-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your horde3 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 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/horde3/horde3_3.0.4-4sarge2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 627 27cf54c21d0c339df3365556e90c9ab1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/horde3/horde3_3.0.4-4sarge2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 7645 522015d1367493bc630f00c4277f1489
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/horde3/horde3_3.0.4.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 3378143 e2221d409ba1c8841ce4ecee981d7b61

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/horde3/horde3_3.0.4-4sarge2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3432280 193fcb5f5c037a3a791bc81d29e9ab3f


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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