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Debian: Security update for ikiwiki

Raśl Benencia discovered that ikiwiki, a wiki compiler, does not properly escape the author (and its URL) of certain metadata, such as comments. This might be used to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2474-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
May 16, 2012                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ikiwiki
Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0220

Raśl Benencia discovered that ikiwiki, a wiki compiler, does not
properly escape the author (and its URL) of certain metadata, such as
comments. This might be used to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.20100815.9.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.20120516.

We recommend that you upgrade your ikiwiki packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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