GLSA 200409-22: phpGroupWare: XSS vulnerability in wiki mod
Posted on: 09/17/2004 08:22 AM

A phpGroupWare security update is available for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200409-22
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: phpGroupWare: XSS vulnerability in wiki module
Date: September 16, 2004
Bugs: #63063
ID: 200409-22

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Synopsis
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The phpGroupWare software contains a cross site scripting vulnerability in the wiki module.

Background
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phpGroupWare is a web-based suite of group applications including calendar, todo-list, addressbook, email, wiki, news headlines, and a file manager.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/phpgroupware < 0.9.16.003 >= 0.9.16.003

Description
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Due to an input validation error, the wiki module in the phpGroupWare suite is vulnerable to cross site scripting attacks.

Impact
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This vulnerability gives an attacker the ability to inject and execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround
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The is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge sync

# emerge -pv ">=www-apps/phpgroupware-0.9.16.003"
# emerge ">=www-apps/phpgroupware-0.9.16.003"

References
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[ 1 ] phpGroupWare ChangeLog
http://downloads.phpgroupware.org/changelog
[ 2 ] Secunia Advisory SA12466
http://secunia.com/advisories/12466/

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-200409-22.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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