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Debian: mhonarc XSS vulnerability Print E-mail
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Debian A specially crafted HTML mail message can introduce foreign scripting content in archives, by-passing MHonArc's HTML script filtering.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 221-1                     security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
January 3rd, 2003                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : mhonarc
Vulnerability  : cross site scripting
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CAN-2002-1388

Earl Hood, author of mhonarc, a mail to HTML converter, discovered a
cross site scripting vulnerability in this package.  A specially
crafted HTML mail message can introduce foreign scripting content in
archives, by-passing MHonArc's HTML script filtering.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.5.2-1.3.

For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 2.4.4-1.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.5.14-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mhonarc package.

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 2.2 alias potato
---------------------------------

  Source archives:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.4.4-1.3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      538 85b90e1fdef1b2bd9ef5120e15eec735
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.4.4-1.3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     6678 c73a6548e5a580037a0bf6491785fa9d
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.4.4.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   451692 17bfacfc31d185f472695b0fac5d23b9

  Architecture independent components:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.4.4-1.3_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   453522 4d0b4ed0497569652dfce1544826d959


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
--------------------------------

  Source archives:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.5.2-1.3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      560 f72534abf58b0be253929d0dfb2db8c7
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.5.2-1.3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5467 a4494469a18e6218c764965aa0d04e1f
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.5.2.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   600942 5151b61a4dc2bd18214e9a8d47ec41df

  Architecture independent components:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mhonarc/mhonarc_2.5.2-1.3_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   573378 c60ffdc112a2ed9cdc0a30fab9478b75


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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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 ' and  http://packages.debian.org/



 
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