Debian: New kronolith2 packages fix cross site scripting
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian "The-0utl4w" discovered that the Kronolith, calendar component for the Horde Framework, didn't properly sanitise URL input, leading to a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the add event screen.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1560-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
April 28, 2008                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : kronolith2
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
Debian Bug     : 478121

"The-0utl4w" discovered that the Kronolith, calendar component for
the Horde Framework, didn't properly sanitise URL input, leading to
a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the add event screen.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.4-1etch1.

The unstable distribution (sid) will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your kronolith2 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith2/kronolith2_2.1.4-1etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      988 bed4712a2341c3a5043c6e69ad6e8309
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith2/kronolith2_2.1.4-1etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:     5388 580890a3d47459f77dd89aa664ca4a44
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith2/kronolith2_2.1.4.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1691114 df6d6fc99012865b18b089212c7544ad

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kronolith2/kronolith2_2.1.4-1etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1694916 d93492c52a99397b76f862705b7fd24e


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

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