Debian Bug report logs - #583290
zonecheck: XSS security bug in the CGI

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Package: zonecheck; Maintainer for zonecheck is Sebastien Delafond <>; Source for zonecheck is src:zonecheck.

Reported by: Stephane Bortzmeyer <>

Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 19:54:01 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Found in version zonecheck/2.0.4-13

Fixed in version zonecheck/2.1.1-1

Done: Sebastien Delafond <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#583290; Package zonecheck. (Wed, 26 May 2010 19:54:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Stephane Bortzmeyer <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to,, Sebastien Delafond <>. (Wed, 26 May 2010 19:54:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: zonecheck: XSS security bug in the CGI
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 21:40:00 +0200
Package: zonecheck
Version: 2.0.4-13
Severity: grave
Tags: security
Justification: user security hole

There is XSS security bug in Zonecheck cgi up to version 2.1.0. Fixed
upstream in 2.1.1. 

The patch is simple and can probably be backported:

The bug has already been exploited in the wild:

The upstream bug report:

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages zonecheck depends on:
ii  iputils-ping                3:20071127-1 Tools to test the reachability of 
ii  ruby                        4.2          An interpreter of object-oriented 

zonecheck recommends no packages.

zonecheck suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

Reply sent to Sebastien Delafond <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 29 May 2010 13:03:13 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Stephane Bortzmeyer <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 29 May 2010 13:03:13 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Sebastien Delafond <>
Subject: Bug#583290: fixed in zonecheck 2.1.1-1
Date: Sat, 29 May 2010 13:02:46 +0000
Source: zonecheck
Source-Version: 2.1.1-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
zonecheck, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/z/zonecheck/zonecheck-cgi_2.1.1-1_all.deb
  to main/z/zonecheck/zonecheck_2.1.1-1.debian.tar.gz
  to main/z/zonecheck/zonecheck_2.1.1-1.dsc
  to main/z/zonecheck/zonecheck_2.1.1-1_all.deb
  to main/z/zonecheck/zonecheck_2.1.1.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Sebastien Delafond <> (supplier of updated zonecheck package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sat, 29 May 2010 14:27:37 +0200
Source: zonecheck
Binary: zonecheck zonecheck-cgi
Architecture: source all
Version: 2.1.1-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Sebastien Delafond <>
Changed-By: Sebastien Delafond <>
 zonecheck  - DNS configuration checker
 zonecheck-cgi - DNS configuration checker (web interface)
Closes: 583290
 zonecheck (2.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=high
   * New upstream release, that fixes XSS issue in the the CGI
     (Closes: #583290).
   * Bumped up Standards revision.
   * Switched to 3.0 quilt source format.
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 5df5224c6ad36e4085c9d4cdd757c829f080f43e 10687 zonecheck_2.1.1-1.debian.tar.gz
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 711fbb2d9b45530d84cfe58ec5b97796 1077 net optional zonecheck_2.1.1-1.dsc
 3efd01ca404fb03e0592f76ccdbc66f1 254894 net optional zonecheck_2.1.1.orig.tar.gz
 83b9db93ec0238962b5bf1befac76605 10687 net optional zonecheck_2.1.1-1.debian.tar.gz
 eb3d7a5d4e81c8db55a10999e7e8487c 211896 net optional zonecheck_2.1.1-1_all.deb
 f5564aa3b9af01890bea92a20ecef5af 40350 net optional zonecheck-cgi_2.1.1-1_all.deb

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