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Debian: New auth2db packages fix SQL injection

It was discovered that auth2db, an IDS logger, log viewer and alert generator, is prone to an SQL injection vulnerability, when used with multibyte character encodings. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1757-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
March 30, 2009                     	 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : auth2db
Vulnerability  : SQL injection
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : no CVE id yet
Debian Bug     : 521823


It was discovered that auth2db, an IDS logger, log viewer and alert
generator, is prone to an SQL injection vulnerability, when used with
multibyte character encodings.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1.

The oldstable distribution (etch) doesn't contain auth2db.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2.5-2+dfsg-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your auth2db packages.


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 5.0 alias lenny
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Debian (stable)
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Source archives:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1124 6a583f694b1d8925e134c09aa093bbe2
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1648457 30187f48d223c6eb43a4c4a050a210bf
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:   660051 22884e0a64958362dd10fb9d95cc605c

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:    29286 92513e873ad82b08553b96185d3619ea
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db-filters_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:    13970 897b87dfe350e656c05a944e7d2b1fc9
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db-common_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   648700 7421594af2889badd95f52fc11e600aa
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/auth2db/auth2db-frontend_0.2.5-2+dfsg-1+lenny1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   566262 7753eb86bcb06358042702547008110e


 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
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>
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