DSA 970-1: New kronolith packages fix cross-site scripting
Posted on: 02/14/2006 08:12 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 970-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
February 14th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : kronolith
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2005-4189
Debian Bugs : 342943 349261

Johannes Greil of SEC Consult discovered several cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities in kronolith, the Horde calendar application.

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

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.1.4-2sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.6-1 of kronolith2.

We recommend that you upgrade your kronolith and kronolith2 packages.


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/k/kronolith/kronolith_1.1.4-2sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 581 246f510d44a3a79fe88d9b6f0efc0cda
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith/kronolith_1.1.4-2sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 12005 c10a7d82b97300d62e6ef45f6e5e3cfe
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith/kronolith_1.1.4.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 530945 8f5e5bca2a8b383e8a00fe19dacd138f

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith/kronolith_1.1.4-2sarge1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 528516 4d4ed7e51485ca96008175597612d72a


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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