GLSA 200911-01 Horde: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 11/06/2009 03:45 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Horde: Multiple vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200911-01
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Horde: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 06, 2009
Bugs: #285052
ID: 200911-01

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities in the Horde Application Framework can allow
for arbitrary files to be overwritten and cross-site scripting attacks.

Background
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Horde is a web application framework written in PHP.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/horde lt; 3.3.5 gt;= 3.3.5
2 www-apps/horde-webmail lt; 1.2.4 gt;= 1.2.4
3 www-apps/horde-groupware lt; 1.2.4 gt;= 1.2.4
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3 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
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Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Horde:

* Stefan Esser of Sektion1 reported an error within the form library
when handling image form fields (CVE-2009-3236).

* Martin Geisler and David Wharton reported that an error exists in
the MIME viewer library when viewing unknown text parts and the
preferences system in services/prefs.php when handling number
preferences (CVE-2009-3237).

Impact
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A remote authenticated attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to
overwrite arbitrary files on the server, provided that the user has
write permissions. A remote authenticated attacker could conduct
Cross-Site Scripting attacks.

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 =www-apps/horde-3.3.5

All Horde webmail users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose =www-apps/horde-webmail-1.2.4

All Horde groupware users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose =www-apps/horde-groupware-1.2.4

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2009-3236
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3236
[ 2 ] CVE-2009-3237
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3237

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-200911-01.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
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2009 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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