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Debian: New php-xajax packages fix cross-site scripting Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that php-xajax, a library to develop Ajax applications, did not sufficiently sanitise URLs, which allows attackers to perform cross-site scripting attacks by using malicious URLs.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1692-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Steffen Joeris
December 27, 2008                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : php-xajax
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-2739

It was discovered that php-xajax, a library to develop Ajax
applications, did not sufficiently sanitise URLs, which allows attackers
to perform cross-site scripting attacks by using malicious URLs.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.4-2+etch1.

For the testing (lenny) and unstable (sid) distributions this problem
has been fixed in version 0.2.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your php-xajax package.

Upgrade instructions
- --------------------

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 4.0 alias etch
- -------------------------------

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-xajax/php-xajax_0.2.4-2+etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      648 f4bbc450f631e1a000679690858997ff
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-xajax/php-xajax_0.2.4-2+etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:     3441 37934d6df03bca92b0ee2d029b46faa4
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-xajax/php-xajax_0.2.4.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    48261 58229c55be17c681a22699b564e6be26

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-xajax/php-xajax_0.2.4-2+etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    44770 152e977b65bc603155947edf9738ab31


  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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