[SECURITY] [DSA 1208-1] New bugzilla packages fix several vulnerabilities

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2006-11-11T14:08:27


Debian Security Advisory DSA 1208-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff November 11th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : bugzilla Vulnerability : several Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2005-4534 CVE-2006-5453 Debian Bug : 395094 329387

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Bugzilla bug tracking system, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:


Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that insecure temporary
file usage may lead to denial of service through a symlink attack.


Several cross-site scripting vulnerabilities may lead to injection
of arbitrary web script code.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 2.16.7-7sarge2.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 2.22.1-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 2.22.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your bugzilla 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 3.1 alias sarge

Source archives:

  Size/MD5 checksum:      672 94d9f5a0686916545b0a2331cf701e9b
  Size/MD5 checksum:    58117 4b7c3e3f2dd3a25c85cc422431915355
  Size/MD5 checksum:  1378708 b3f3fcac3103c139a218e7316a9bbcc7

Architecture independent components:

  Size/MD5 checksum:   572342 353444279ff5ea591fdc70aaf18fa690
  Size/MD5 checksum:   368594 93e7597ee670fe72b8a68f796a5f4b4d

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.

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>