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Debian: New sql-ledger packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1239-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 17th, 2006                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : sql-ledger
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-4244 CVE-2006-4731 CVE-2006-5872
Debian Bug     : 386519

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in SQL Ledger, a web
based double-entry accounting program, which may lead to the execution
of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:

CVE-2006-4244

    Chris Travers discovered that the session management can be tricked
    into hijacking existing sessions.

CVE-2006-4731

    Chris Travers discovered that directory traversal vulnerabilities
    can be exploited to execute arbitrary Perl code.

CVE-2006-5872

    It was discovered that missing input sanitising allows execution of
    arbitrary Perl code.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.4.7-2sarge1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been
fixed in version 2.6.21-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.6.21-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your sql-ledger 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
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sql-ledger/sql-ledger_2.4.7-2sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      655 0392c058e58df7deca105cddb2b40ca5
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sql-ledger/sql-ledger_2.4.7-2sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    18423 45d1d70cfa3c385bf74b38bcccbe584c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sql-ledger/sql-ledger_2.4.7.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1695610 04c9ffe49045cad569c5a368d7ebaa76

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sql-ledger/sql-ledger_2.4.7-2sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1796848 9cd9a4cf9057efc57384fe952bf4751f


  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
 
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