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Horde web application framework: xss vulnerability



Horde Web Application Framework: XSS vulnerability
Horde Web Application Framework: XSS vulnerability



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200606-28
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  Severity: Low
     Title: Horde Web Application Framework: XSS vulnerability
      Date: June 29, 2006
      Bugs: #136830
        ID: 200606-28

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Synopsis
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The Horde Web Application Framework is vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting vulnerability.

Background
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The Horde Web Application Framework is a general-purpose web
application framework written in PHP, providing classes for handling
preferences, compression, browser detection, connection tracking, MIME,
and more.

Affected packages
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     Package         /  Vulnerable  /                       Unaffected
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  1  www-apps/horde     < 3.1.1-r1                         >= 3.1.1-r1

Description
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Michael Marek discovered that the Horde Web Application Framework
performs insufficient input sanitizing.

Impact
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An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary
scripts running in the context of the victim's browser.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All horde users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/horde-3.1.1-r1"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-2195
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2195 

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200606-28.xml 

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at 
http://bugs.gentoo.org. 

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 

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