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Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 19:28:32 -0800
From: Matt Zimmerman <>
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 437-1] New cgiemail packages fix open mail relaying

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 437-1                                        Matt Zimmerman
February 11th, 2004           
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Package        : cgiemail
Vulnerability  : open mail relay
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2002-1575
Debian bug     : 222870

A vulnerability was discovered in cgiemail, a CGI program used to
email the contentsof an HTML form, whereby it could be used to send
email to arbitrary addresses.  This type of vulnerability is commonly
exploited to send unsolicited commercial email (spam).

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.6-14woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6-20.

We recommend that you update your cgiemail package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        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:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      575 76ad475f8c1c7c105630f041f371453f
      Size/MD5 checksum:    13949 de7dcfe1b5659bfb8200ae9f6ba66bec
      Size/MD5 checksum:    36174 e8dc83b1399ad1f2f7575e042f9f4e6a

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    37578 4252c11d27cecc2f15899bc79ac7940c

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32210 bdf65ed727702ec25f8e76bcaa3db393

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31962 e7798f8a3eebd9796828a98524c6a073

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68338 240c48e25f6b376fdc2a0c33ba105ce9

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    33512 670b30fff3792448219502f6a60c2ffb

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31464 521b7070da654319b1956cf64ec01414

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    35320 b89b02a55f4cb58d7c0f7724e174fe99

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    34972 e7345ca06ffd53e5b9885ae34f42f771

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    33308 7f88d6ffe3e4519cbc05316a005e8383

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32588 b0cfcc64b0a92041e5c26bce74d85e52

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    35140 34975e6d0ec221248af3f0241e5b4167

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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