Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1486-1 gnatsweb -- cross-site scripting

Date Reported:
04 Feb 2008
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 427156.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2007-2808.
More information:

r0t discovered that gnatsweb, a web interface to GNU GNATS, did not correctly sanitize the database parameter in the main CGI script. This could allow the injection of arbitrary HTML, or JavaScript code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.00-1etch1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnatsweb package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)

Architecture-independent component:

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