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phpGroupWare: XSS vulnerability in wiki module

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200409-22 / phpGroupWare
Release Date September 16, 2004
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 02
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/phpgroupware < 0.9.16.003 >= 0.9.16.003 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #63063

Synopsis

The phpGroupWare software contains a cross site scripting vulnerability in the wiki module.

2.  Impact Information

Background

phpGroupWare is a web-based suite of group applications including calendar, todo-list, addressbook, email, wiki, news headlines, and a file manager.

Description

Due to an input validation error, the wiki module in the phpGroupWare suite is vulnerable to cross site scripting attacks.

Impact

This vulnerability gives an attacker the ability to inject and execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

The is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge sync

# emerge -pv ">=www-apps/phpgroupware-0.9.16.003"
# emerge ">=www-apps/phpgroupware-0.9.16.003"

4.  References



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