Debian: New htdig packages fix cross-site scripting vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 680-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
February 14th, 2005                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : htdig
Vulnerability  : unsanitised input
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0085

Michael Krax discovered a cross site scripting vulnerability in
ht://dig, a web search system for an intranet or small internet.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.6-3woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.6-11.

We recommend that you upgrade your htdig package.


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 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      591 e5fd50b03893bda0bb43aa6a54beacc4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    19822 294cfc471ac36e7cc3ade8e8ab2a968c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2068675 7a2f20d8d6149efd8d119bb2ebf55f23

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig-doc_3.1.6-3woody1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   316892 3c2f6462e01ace0097a9351c1a98ca39

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1103690 e5a883a1619d22da9598f66c53ab28ee

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1009600 98ccc3af2d25970b7cff9a5451b045e5

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   950526 3557095a60b11ef24bff9634778107fc

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1216768 840c06cf1b6c405ab24bc20a7d41bdd4

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1155976 345dc883031bc10c10b7ac4743d2a679

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   921906 82f8f0dd287a78856179f29ea1161489

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   992524 e5b1c3054332a4f92cecae9c888bff8b

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   989954 d4e2b19ad21431118fbb4a1ccdc46a24

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   937060 7841f5423965ce1f2afbff9c0054182a

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   910122 939faa17e33b38585ab518c21751a171

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/htdig/htdig_3.1.6-3woody1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   914470 85ceb822a4e3b1906c9e97ea01192c9c


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

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