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Debian: cvsweb vulnerability Print E-mail
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Debian cvsweb is vulnerable to a remote shell exploit.

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Debian Security Advisory                                            Wichert Akkerman
July 16, 2000
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Package: cvsweb
Vulnerability type: remote shell
Debian-specific: no

The versions of cvsweb distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 (aka slink) as
well as in the frozen (potato) and unstable (woody) distributions, are
vulnerable to a remote shell exploit. An attacker with write access to the
cvs repository can execute arbitrary code on the server, as the www-data

The vulnerability is fixed in version 109 of cvsweb for the current stable
release (Debian 2.1), in version 1.79-3potato1 for the frozen distribution,
and in version 1.86-1 for the unstable distribution.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink
- ------------------------------------

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: b1810728310882fb72078674521ee369
      MD5 checksum: 4c42ec3ba7248fc2499cdfaa6ae6b702

  Architecture indendent archives:
      MD5 checksum: fe9144254ab224923ac627aef7ec2167

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
- -------------------------------------

  Please note that potato has not been released yet.

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 9dcb469f5da602cd53e41258febba244
      MD5 checksum: b4aceba93a6721486f8ca42f230c7271
      MD5 checksum: c755a4c75d4c8844274458ae5953823b

  Binary package for all architectures:
      MD5 checksum: 1b89d61312925ee7934108c4f638d912

Debian GNU/Linux unstable alias woody
- -------------------------------------

  Please note that woody has not been released yet.

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: e3fc2117d689746eaa2cf4c8a701aa4e
      MD5 checksum: 0b2b9bf0b1fe39552da03698ba37bc36
      MD5 checksum: ea93ed274ec6fbd49cec57c759747cb7

  Binary package for all architectures:
      MD5 checksum: a99c605e0d77f1c56a82c95a3dc6d83f

- -- 
- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
For apt-get: deb stable updates
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates
Mailing list:

Version: 2.6.3ia
Charset: noconv

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