Package : mapserver
Vulnerability : multiple
Problem type : remote
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-4542 CVE-2007-4629
Chris Schmidt and Daniel Morissette discovered two vulnerabilities
in mapserver, a development environment for spatial and mapping
applications. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following two problems:
Lack of input sanitizing and output escaping in the CGI
mapserver's template handling and error reporting routines leads
to cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.
Missing bounds checking in mapserver's template handling leads to
a stack-based buffer overrun vulnerability, allowing a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the CGI
or httpd user.
For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your mapserver (4.10.0-5.1+etch2) 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 4.0 alias etch