Debian Security Advisory
DSA-799-1 webcalendar -- remote code execution
- Date Reported:
- 02 Sep 2005
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
A trivially-exploitable bug was discovered in webcalendar that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the HTTP daemon on a system running a vulnerable version.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain the webcalendar package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.45-4sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed shortly.
We recommend that you upgrade your webcalendar package immediately.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.