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Debian: New request-tracker packages fix session hijack vulnerability

Mikal Gule discovered that request-tracker, an extensible trouble-ticket tracking system, is prone to an attack, where an attacker with access to the same domain can hijack a user’s RT session. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1944-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
December 03, 2009                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : request-tracker3.4/request-tracker3.6
Vulnerability  : session hijack
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CVE-2009-3585


Mikal Gule discovered that request-tracker, an extensible trouble-ticket
tracking system, is prone to an attack, where an attacker with access
to the same domain can hijack a user's RT session.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.6.7-5+lenny3.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.6.1-4+etch1 of request-tracker3.6 and version 3.4.5-2+etch1
of request-tracker3.4.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.6.9-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your request-tracker 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
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Debian (oldstable)
- ------------------

Oldstable 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/r/request-tracker3.4/request-tracker3.4_3.4.5-2+etch1.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    24450 41891b8a012e671b706facdf4ece3402
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.1-4+etch1.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    23488 3c3914d16ad3e719cd502e2490561cc0
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.1-4+etch1.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:      916 c03c1972b5ccab3574f9dfdd3fec0bee
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.4/request-tracker3.4_3.4.5-2+etch1.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:      876 5a18cf29db217c6fd2265f6923a938cb
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.4/request-tracker3.4_3.4.5.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1410154 16c8007cba54669e6c9de95cfc680b2a
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.1.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1545708 40c5a828fadaeef9e150255a517d0b17

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-apache2_3.6.1-4+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   118264 318517b3d5539a84dee1639710048d92
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-apache_3.6.1-4+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   117786 6f3da07edc9499cc282ceed8e71cf26d
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.4/rt3.4-clients_3.4.5-2+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   120578 e404452bd2f9128255550644b26c72de
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.4/request-tracker3.4_3.4.5-2+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1198788 9af1648e53a722155dfd9acaaaf364cd
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.4/rt3.4-apache_3.4.5-2+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:    92002 009fe1090c6142409210f3304f63240d
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.1-4+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1315556 9a06544261bd4b7800ae89065d4f4317
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-clients_3.6.1-4+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   146902 8c4a83429ef704025849373a24cf06d5
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.4/rt3.4-apache2_3.4.5-2+etch1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:    92402 2737f376b27e6c3087dd355e5977edb5


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/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.7.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1764471 46c0b29cd14010ee6a3f181743aeb6ef
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.7-5+lenny3.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1623 b8a904d8fa89cf4ea78fce2d95d95701
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.7-5+lenny3.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    51485 7b588a81fe9cbaa4bd9ac7d07b76d8f8

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-db-mysql_3.6.7-5+lenny3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   185574 f71cdd55d18a69d908eea7f35434098c
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-db-sqlite_3.6.7-5+lenny3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   185676 82fe2682e028c113f469117937649636
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-apache2_3.6.7-5+lenny3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   187274 15328ffc1f76bd4e864c9c0faf4a4724
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-db-postgresql_3.6.7-5+lenny3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   185576 6c40b8a471370911da6e12cdc6b85727
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/request-tracker3.6_3.6.7-5+lenny3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1540476 9d2cff7aca09a68a7b2707f91a6272ca
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/request-tracker3.6/rt3.6-clients_3.6.7-5+lenny3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   215800 5052e370d018a81b9b786eb539b7cb05


 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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