GLSA 200606-28 Horde Web Application Framework: XSS vulnerability
Posted on: 06/29/2006 08:22 AM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Horde Web Application Framework: XSS vulnerability. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200606-28
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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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 lt; 3.1.1-r1 gt;= 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 "gt;=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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