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[SECURITY] [DSA 1593-1] New tomcat5.5 packages cross-site scripting

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Jun 09 2008 - 19:38:32 GMT
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Package : tomcat5.5 Vulnerability : missing input sanitising Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-1947

Tt was discovered that the Host Manager web application performed insufficient input sanitising, which could lead to cross-site scripting.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.5.20-2etch3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 5.5.26-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat5.5 packages.

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 - -------------------------------

Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives: http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch3.dsc Size/MD5 checksum: 1277 119f28678cab927a6be1cd1e6622cb70 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20.orig.tar.gz Size/MD5 checksum: 4796377 5775bae8fac16a0e3a2c913c4768bb37 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch3.diff.gz Size/MD5 checksum: 29340 1018b80cfeeea2d4f68507be5cdee483

Architecture independent packages: http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5-admin_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 1161468 170d5eb777223389eed37a8491825b42 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/libtomcat5.5-java_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 2385122 70ce8a752564f7cf074775d2619fe5ee http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5-webapps_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 1459186 1bdcdab47fcbe02f0ac9b20460f777c8 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch3_all.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 56958 89f2145bc6065b94faa74a0587cc908b

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

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