GLSA 200501-08: phpGroupWare: Various vulnerabilities
Posted on: 01/06/2005 05:13 PM

A phpGroupWare security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200501-08
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: phpGroupWare: Various vulnerabilities
Date: January 06, 2005
Bugs: #74487
ID: 200501-08

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpGroupWare that could lead to information disclosure or remote compromise.

Background
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phpGroupWare is a web-based suite of group applications including a 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 < 0.9.16.004 >= 0.9.16.004

Description
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Several flaws were discovered in phpGroupWare making it vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks, SQL injection, and full path disclosure.

Impact
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These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks, execute SQL queries, and disclose the full path of the web directory.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpgroupware-0.9.16.004"

References
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[ 1 ] BugTraq Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/384492

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-200501-08.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 2005 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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