GLSA 200409-06: eGroupWare: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities
Posted on: 09/02/2004 08:00 PM

An eGroupWare security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200409-06
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: eGroupWare: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities
Date: September 02, 2004
Bugs: #61510
ID: 200409-06

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Synopsis
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The eGroupWare software contains multiple cross site scripting vulnerabilities.

Background
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eGroupWare is a suite of web-based group applications including calendar, address book, messenger and email.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/egroupware <= 1.0.00.003 >= 1.0.00.004

Description
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Joxean Koret recently discovered multiple cross site scripting vulnerabilities in various modules for the eGroupWare suite. This includes the calendar, address book, messenger and ticket modules.

Impact
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These vulnerabilities give an attacker the ability to inject and execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version of eGroupWare.

Resolution
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All eGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge sync

# emerge -pv ">=www-apps/egroupware-1.0.00.004"
# emerge ">=www-apps/egroupware-1.0.00.004"

References
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[ 1 ] eGroupWare Announcement
https://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=401807
[ 2 ] Bugtraq Announcement
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/372603/2004-08-21/2004-08-27/0

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-200409-06.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 2004 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/1.0


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