Debian Security Advisory

DSA-842-1 egroupware -- missing input sanitising

Date Reported:
04 Oct 2005
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 323350.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-2498.
More information:

Stefan Esser discovered a vulnerability in the XML-RPC libraries which are also present in egroupware, a web-based groupware suite, that allows injection of arbitrary PHP code into eval() statements.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain egroupware packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your egroupware packages.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)

Architecture-independent component:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.