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Horde cross-site scripting vulnerability

Michael Marek discovered that the Horde Web Application Framework performs insufficient input sanitizing. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary scripts running in the context of the victim's browser.

  • Vendor: Gentoo
  • Vendor ID: GLSA 200606-28
  • Date: June 29, 2006


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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
========

The Horde Web Application Framework is vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting vulnerability.

Background
==========

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 < 3.1.1-r1 >= 3.1.1-r1

Description
===========

Michael Marek discovered that the Horde Web Application Framework
performs insufficient input sanitizing.

Impact
======

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary
scripts running in the context of the victim's browser.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All horde users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=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
============

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?
=========

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
[email protected] 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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