geneweb Update for Debian
Posted on: 01/08/2003 01:18 PM

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

DSA-223-1 geneweb -- information exposure
A security issue has been discovered by Daniel de Rauglaudre, upstream author of geneweb, a genealogical software with web interface. It runs as a daemon on port 2317 by default. Paths are not properly sanitized, so a carefully crafted URL lead geneweb to read and display arbitrary files of the system it runs on.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 4.06-2.

The old stable distribution (potato) is not affected.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.09-1.


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