Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1554-2 roundup -- insufficient input sanitising

Date Reported:
22 Apr 2008
Affected Packages:
roundup
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 472643.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2008-1474.
More information:

Roundup, an issue tracking system, fails to properly escape HTML input, allowing an attacker to inject client-side code (typically JavaScript) into a document that may be viewed in the victim's browser.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.1-5+etch2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.3-3.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your roundup packages.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1-5+etch2.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1.orig.tar.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1-5+etch2.diff.gz
Architecture-independent component:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/roundup/roundup_1.2.1-5+etch2_all.deb

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