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phpGroupWare: XSS vulnerability in wiki module


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 < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #63063


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

2.  Impact Information


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


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


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

3.  Resolution Information


The is no known workaround at this time.


All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge sync

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

4.  References


Page updated September 16, 2004

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