Debian Security Advisory

DLA-760-1 spip -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Dec 2016
Affected Packages:
spip
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 848641.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9997, CVE-2016-9998.
More information:

Multiple reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have been discovered in SPIP, a website publishing engine written in PHP.

  • CVE-2016-9997

    It was discovered that the id parameter to the puce_statut action isn't sanitized properly. An attacker could inject arbitrary HTML code by tricking an authenticated SPIP user to open a specially crafted URL.

  • CVE-2016-9998

    It was discovered that the plugin parameter to the info_plugin action isn't sanitized properly. An attacker could inject arbitrary HTML code by tricking an authenticated SPIP user to open a specially crafted URL.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.17-1+deb7u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your spip packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS