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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

          New php-mail packages fix insufficient input sanitising
                             24 November 2009


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           php-mail
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 5
                   Debian GNU/Linux 4
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Read-only Data Access           -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Reference:         ASB-2009.1140

Original Bulletin: 

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1938-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
November 23, 2009                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : php-mail
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : No CVE id yet

It was discovered that php-mail, a PHP PEAR module for sending email,
has insufficient input sanitising, which might be used to obtain
sensitive data from the system that uses php-mail.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.14-1+lenny1.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.6-2+etch1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.14-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your php-mail packages.

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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Debian (oldstable)
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Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

    Size/MD5 checksum:    13702 47b38a06acdec73c4d8c01f9d7e5e8e2
    Size/MD5 checksum:     3310 64425237844fed79a4b71aa34ccb0cee
    Size/MD5 checksum:      689 93c32b0cb655191ac6edb48013d18921

Architecture independent packages:

    Size/MD5 checksum:    17884 a2abda15da9ddab5f1590198cc852b3f

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:

    Size/MD5 checksum:     1258 6d361bf9406e9195813b4396bb7d5c13
    Size/MD5 checksum:    17537 e50da58b6b787b3903ce4d07dc791bb2
    Size/MD5 checksum:     4105 a8154d9e86e98a591dfc9e84210ce163

Architecture independent packages:

    Size/MD5 checksum:    21904 d5184514df44b348582071748e855c32

  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>
Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux)


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