Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2414-2 fex -- insufficient input sanitization
- Date Reported:
- 25 Feb 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0869.
- More information:
Nicola Fioravanti discovered that F*X, a web service for transferring very large files, is not properly sanitizing input parameters of the
fupscript. An attacker can use this flaw to conduct reflected cross-site scripting attacks via various script parameters.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 20100208+debian1-1+squeeze3.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 20120215-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your fex packages.