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Debian: New b2evolution packages fix cross site scripting

"unsticky" discovered that b2evolution, a blog engine, performs insufficient input sanitising, allowing for cross site scripting. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1568-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
May 05, 2008                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : b2evolution
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-0175
Debian Bug     : 410568

"unsticky" discovered that b2evolution, a blog engine, performs
insufficient input sanitising, allowing for cross site scripting.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.2-3+etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.2-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your b2evolution (0.9.2-3+etch1) 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/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    14774 0513ba676280c394ab9494ccdfea35e5
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2754129 6014a784ecc92a3a875e7ac69939047b
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:      882 3938cec5016aa5ac8c838ee668121832

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/b2evolution/b2evolution_0.9.2-3+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2818756 6174d72fee72c0f6ff6e4221344799cc


 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 ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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