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Apache cross site scripting

According to vendor information, a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in the Apache HTTP server. The flaw exists in the "mod_imap" extension module and occurs when using the "Referer" directive with image maps. In certain configurations a remote attacker could perform an XSS attack if a victim can be forced to visit a malicious URL using certain web browsers.

  • Vendor: OpenPKG
  • Vendor ID: SA-2005.029
  • Date: December 14, 2005


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OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project
http://www.openpkg.org/security.html http://www.openpkg.org
[email protected] [email protected]
OpenPKG-SA-2005.029 14-Dec-2005
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Package: apache
Vulnerability: cross site scripting
OpenPKG Specific: no

Affected Releases: Affected Packages: Corrected Packages:
OpenPKG CURRENT <= apache-1.3.34-20051205 >= apache-1.3.34-20051214
OpenPKG 2.5 <= apache-1.3.33-2.5.4 >= apache-1.3.33-2.5.5
OpenPKG 2.4 <= apache-1.3.33-2.4.4 >= apache-1.3.33-2.4.5
OpenPKG 2.3 <= apache-1.3.33-2.3.6 >= apache-1.3.33-2.3.7

Description:
According to vendor information [0], a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
vulnerability exists in the Apache HTTP server [1]. The flaw exists in
the "mod_imap" extension module and occurs when using the "Referer"
directive with image maps. In certain configurations a remote attacker
could perform an XSS attack if a victim can be forced to visit a
malicious URL using certain web browsers. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures (CVE) project assigned the id CVE-2005-3352 [2] to the
problem.
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References:
[0] http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=37874
[1] http://httpd.apache.org/
[2] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3352
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For security reasons, this advisory was digitally signed with the
OpenPGP public key "OpenPKG " (ID 63C4CB9F) of the
OpenPKG project which you can retrieve from http://pgp.openpkg.org and
hkp://pgp.openpkg.org. Follow the instructions on http://pgp.openpkg.org/
for details on how to verify the integrity of this advisory.
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