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Debian: New phpgedview packages fix cross site scripting

It was discovered that phpGedView, an application to provide online access to genealogical data, performed insufficient input sanitising on some parameters, making it vulnerable to cross site scripting. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1559-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
April 27, 2008                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : phpgedview
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-5051
Debian Bug     : 443901

It was discovered that phpGedView, an application to provide online access
to genealogical data, performed insufficient input sanitising on some
parameters, making it vulnerable to cross site scripting.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
4.0.2.dfsg-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
4.1.e+4.1.1-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your phpgedview 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  6181964 73b1f051f01dcd6520a044badaa40fe6
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg-3.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:     7845 0ae3d02bf2f9bfecac01bfbb98e16b53
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg-3.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1053 30d7415d993b4034f44fdfcd9bf9d998

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview-themes_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   876616 0745d130e09318bd72790028db6a943d
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview-places_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2270996 ce02af3e71b958d0fd3f72c1eea9eca4
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1215452 dff7649b79e3f32ee6868839cd3c4c68
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpgedview/phpgedview-languages_4.0.2.dfsg-3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1821112 1b004f9221d532a1e07eb242bdd13ba1


 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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