Package : elog
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2006-5063 CVE-2006-5790 CVE-2006-5791 CVE-2006-6318
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in elog, a web-based
electronic logbook, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
Tilman Koschnick discovered that log entry editing in HTML is vulnerable
to cross-site scripting. This update disables the vulnerable code.
Ulf Harnhammar of the Debian Security Audit Project discovered several
format string vulnerabilities in elog, which may lead to execution of
Ulf Harnhammar of the Debian Security Audit Project discovered
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in the creation of new logbook
Jayesh KS and Arun Kethipelly of OS2A discovered that elog performs
insufficient error handling in config file parsing, which may lead to
denial of service through a NULL pointer dereference.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
The upcoming stable distribution (etch) will no longer include elog.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your elog package.
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:
will update the internal database
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