Package : lurker
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
CVE IDs : CVE-2006-1062 CVE-2006-1063 CVE-2006-1064
Several security related problems have been discovered in lurker, an
archive tool for mailing lists with integrated search engine. The
Common Vulnerability and Exposures project identifies the following
Lurker's mechanism for specifying configuration files was
vulnerable to being overridden. As lurker includes sections of
unparsed config files in its output, an attacker could manipulate
lurker into reading any file readable by the www-data user.
It is possible for a remote attacker to create or overwrite files
in any writable directory that is named "mbox".
Missing input sanitising allows an attacker to inject arbitrary
web script or HTML.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain lurker packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your lurker 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