GLSA 200802-03 Horde IMP: Security bypass
Posted on: 02/12/2008 12:40 AM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Horde IMP: Security bypass. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200802-03
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Horde IMP: Security bypass
Date: February 11, 2008
Bugs: #205377
ID: 200802-03

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Synopsis
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Insufficient checks in Horde may allow a remote attacker to bypass
security restrictions.

Background
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Horde IMP provides a web-based access to IMAP and POP3 mailboxes.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/horde-imp lt; 4.1.6 gt;= 4.1.6

Description
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Ulf Harnhammar, Secunia Research discovered that the "frame" and
"frameset" HTML tags are not properly filtered out. He also reported
that certain HTTP requests are executed without being checked.

Impact
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A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted HTML
e-mail, possibly resulting in the deletion of arbitrary e-mail
messages.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Horde IMP users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-apps/horde-imp-4.1.6"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2007-6018
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6018

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-200802-03.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 2008 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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