GLSA 200411-35: phpWebSite
Posted on: 11/26/2004 04:47 PM

A phpWebSite security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200411-35:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Low
Title: phpWebSite: HTTP response splitting vulnerability
Date: November 26, 2004
Updated: November 26, 2004
Bugs: #71502
ID: 200411-35:02

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Synopsis
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phpWebSite is vulnerable to possible HTTP response splitting attacks.

Background
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phpWebSite is a web site content management system.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/phpwebsite < 0.9.3_p4-r2 >= 0.9.3_p4-r2

Description
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Due to lack of proper input validation, phpWebSite has been found to be vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks.

Impact
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A malicious user could inject arbitrary response data, leading to content spoofing, web cache poisoning and other cross-site scripting or HTTP response splitting attacks. This could result in compromising the victim's data or browser.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpwebsite-0.9.3_p4-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] BugTraq Posting
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/380894
[ 2 ] phpWebSite Announcement
http://phpwebsite.appstate.edu/index.php?module=announceANN_user_op=viewANN_id=863

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-200411-35.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/2.0


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