Package : courier-authlib
Vulnerability : SQL injection
Problem type : local/remote XXX
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-2380 CVE-2008-2667
The update of courier-authlib in DSA 1688-1 caused a regression with
setups that do not use mail addresses for authentification. This update
fixes this regression. For reference, the full advisory text is below.
Two SQL injection vulnerabilities have beein found in courier-authlib,
the courier authentification library. The MySQL database interface used
insufficient escaping mechanisms when constructing SQL statements,
leading to SQL injection vulnerabilities if certain charsets are used
(CVE-2008-2380). A similar issue affects the PostgreSQL database
For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
For the testing distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution
(sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.61.0-1+lenny1.
We recommend that you upgrade your courier-authlib packages.
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