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Debian: New moin packages fix cross-site scripting

It was discovered that the AttachFile action in moin, a python clone of WikiWiki, is prone to cross-site scripting attacks when renaming attachements or performing other sub-actions. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1791-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
May 06, 2009                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : moin
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2009-1482
Debian Bug     : 526594


It was discovered that the AttachFile action in moin, a python clone of
WikiWiki, is prone to cross-site scripting attacks when renaming
attachements or performing other sub-actions.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.7.1-3+lenny2.

The oldstable distribution (etch) is not vulnerable.

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


We recommend that you upgrade your moin 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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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.7.1-3+lenny2.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    78829 46802a81d20427b26a8aa60af1f576c9
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.7.1.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5468224 871337b8171c91f9a6803e5376857e8d
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.7.1-3+lenny2.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1258 13d23d74a20087879c69545351a59dad

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/python-moinmoin_1.7.1-3+lenny2_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  4506106 9fb6772b6c4f6eb816a488593257f026


 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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