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[RHSA-2001:140-05] Updated webalizer package available



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                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated webalizer package available
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2001:140-05
Issue date:        2001-10-24
Updated on:        2001-10-30
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          webalizer cross-site scripting malicious html security update
Cross references:  http://www.mrunix.net/webalizer/news.html
Obsoletes:         
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1. Topic:

These updated webalizer package fixes a security problem and some minor bugs.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.2 - i386

3. Problem description:

A bug in versions of webalizer prior to 2.01_09 allowed users to embed 
malicious HTML tags in reports generated by webalizer.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade.  Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated.  Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated.  Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains
the desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network.  Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates.  To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):



6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.2:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/SRPMS/webalizer-2.01_09-0.72.src.rpm

i386:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/i386/webalizer-2.01_09-0.72.i386.rpm



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
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ae4cf0d948b2526d6196956f4adf5641 7.2/en/os/SRPMS/webalizer-2.01_09-0.72.src.rpm
acb7f56a58f8e1fc7f99572f9290f29b 7.2/en/os/i386/webalizer-2.01_09-0.72.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
    http://www.redhat.com/about/contact/pgpkey.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:




Copyright(c) 2000, 2001 Red Hat, Inc.



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