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Debian: New phppgadmin packages fix directory traversal vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in phppgadmin, a set of PHP scripts to administrate PostgreSQL over the WWW, that can lead to disclose sensitive information. Successful exploitation requires that "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org .
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 759-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
July 18th, 2005                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : phppgadmin
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-2256
BugTraq ID     : 14142

A vulnerability has been discovered in phppgadmin, a set of PHP
scripts to administrate PostgreSQL over the WWW, that can lead to
disclose sensitive information.  Successful exploitation requires that
"magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.

the old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.2-5.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.4.

We recommend that you upgrade your phppgadmin package.


Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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 Source archives:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_3.5.2-5.dsc
     Size/MD5 checksum:      584 46f4509ee768781e441286d125afe0f5
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_3.5.2-5.diff.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:    10063 8f1d0323ae84979c21a409334c6e70db
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_3.5.2.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:   612995 9978c0a723a9e4572f2264478c0ba193

 Architecture independent components:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phppgadmin/phppgadmin_3.5.2-5_all.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   601022 b9e4117adf7ef565e6884fbde4daaf9f


 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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