Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1475-1 gforge -- missing input sanitising

Date Reported:
26 Jan 2008
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2007-0176.
More information:

José Ramón Palanco discovered that a cross site scripting vulnerability in GForge, a collaborative development tool, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML in the context of a logged in user's session.

The old stable distribution (sarge) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.5.14-22etch5.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.6.99+svn6347-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gforge package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)

Architecture-independent component:

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