Ipmitool/movabletype security updates for Debian
Posted on: 12/30/2011 10:32 AM

The following two updates has been released for Debian GNU/Linux: [SECURITY] [DSA 2263-2] movabletype-opensource security update and [SECURITY] [DSA 2376-1] ipmitool security update

[SECURITY] [DSA 2263-2] movabletype-opensource security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2263-2 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
December 30, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : movabletype-opensource
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : not yet available
Debian Bug : 627936

Advisory DSA 2363-1 did not include a package for the Debian 5.0 'Lenny'
suite at that time. This update adds that package. The original advisory
text follows.

It was discovered that Movable Type, a weblog publishing system,
contains several security vulnerabilities:

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code in a logged-in users'
web browser.

A remote attacker could read or modify the contents in the system
under certain circumstances.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.2.3-1+lenny3.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.3.5+dfsg-2+squeeze2.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and for the unstable
distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version
4.3.6.1+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your movabletype-opensource packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2376-1] ipmitool security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2376-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
December 30, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : ipmitool
Vulnerability : insecure pid file
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-4339
Debian Bug : 651917

It was discovered that OpenIPMI, the Intelligent Platform Management
Interface library and tools, used too wide permissions PID file,
which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing to
this file.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.11-2+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.11-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your ipmitool packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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