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Debian: New webcalendar packages fix several vulnerabilities

Several security related problems have been discovered in webcalendar, a PHP based multi-user calendar. Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands. Missing input sanitising allowas an attacker to overwrite local files. A CRLF injection vulnerability allows remote attackers to modify HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1002-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
March 15th, 2006                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : webcalendar
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE IDs        : CVE-2005-3949 CVE-2005-3961 CVE-2005-3982
CERT advisory  : 
BugTraq IDs    : 15606 15608 15662 15673
Debian Bugs    : 341208 342090

Several security related problems have been discovered in webcalendar,
a PHP based multi-user calendar.  The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities:

CVE-2005-3949

    Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to
    execute arbitrary SQL commands.

CVE-2005-3961

    Missing input sanitising allowas an attacker to overwrite local
    files.

CVE-2005-3982

    A CRLF injection vulnerability allows remote attackers to modify
    HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain webcalendar packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.9.45-4sarge3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your webcalendar 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 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45-4sarge3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      610 a0cd6c66192d6fcb08ad235bab03682f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45-4sarge3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    11838 01cadcadb69aea8688183bf7093b90e8
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   612360 a6a66dc54cd293429b604fe6da7633a6

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webcalendar/webcalendar_0.9.45-4sarge3_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   629166 eebb63997aa535fce008490679d89b3a


  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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