Debian: 'mailman' cross-site scripting vulnerability
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Debian Barry A. Warsaw reported several cross-site scripting security holesin Mailman, due to non-existent escaping of CGI variables.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-094-1                   security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
December 16, 2001
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Package        : mailman
Problem type   : cross-site scripting hole
Debian-specific: no

Barry A. Warsaw reported several cross-site scripting security holes
in Mailman, due to non-existent escaping of CGI variables.

These have been fixed upstream in version 2.0.8, and the relevant
patches have been backported to version 1.1-10 in Debian.

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


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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  Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.

  Source archives:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/mailman_1.1-10.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: a9ae9e389e13622a9dd8a70a6a57f2b7
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/mailman_1.1-10.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 8c77bc3c07be39e8ced4d85882eedf21
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/mailman_1.1.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: 42d499f4e1de6959c50b20a4eb0f432a

  Alpha architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/mailman_1.1-10_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: 67f8c3c723ec8797117d1fed29f41369

  ARM architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/mailman_1.1-10_arm.deb
      MD5 checksum: 80d1fbee3ae7bab5e73ce860b4d8da87

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/mailman_1.1-10_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: 27c9d400360a99b39954f563f5d0ed43

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/mailman_1.1-10_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 2a62ce782f5510f24458050e4c3331d9

  PowerPC architecture:
     
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/mailman_1.1-10_powerpc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 9239fc74b76ec983b3009a194dc4ce2c

  Sun Sparc architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/mailman_1.1-10_sparc.deb
      MD5 checksum: ad498878cdc9901e92e4b775e023f610

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

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

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