Articles / Debian: Security update for…

Debian: Security update for fex

Nicola Fioravanti discovered that F*X, a web service for transferring very large files, is not properly sanitizing input parameters of the “fup” script. An attacker can use this flaw to conduct reflected cross-site scripting attacks via various script parameters. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

- -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA-2413-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                Nico Golde
February 21, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : fex
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitization
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0869

Nicola Fioravanti discovered that F*X, a web service for transferring
very large files, is not properly sanitizing input parameters of the "fup"
script.  An attacker can use this flaw to conduct reflected cross-site
scripting attacks via various script parameters.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 20100208+debian1-1+squeeze2.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed
in version 20120215-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fex packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux)

iEYEARECAAYFAk9EIJ0ACgkQHYflSXNkfP9sRwCguCPbt0Ip6mCJMnfv0HXBLmKj
HvwAnjwOhMw8QqcSWQsgVJFA8KWcyg9g
=mRCu
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
Screenshot

Project Spotlight

Kigo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac

A tool for converting and editing videos.

Screenshot

Project Spotlight

Kid3

An efficient tagger for MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, and FLAC files.