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phpWebSite: HTTP response splitting vulnerability


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200411-35 / phpwebsite
Release Date November 26, 2004
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 03
Impact low
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/phpwebsite < 0.9.3_p4-r2 >= 0.9.3_p4-r2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #71502


phpWebSite is vulnerable to possible HTTP response splitting attacks.

2.  Impact Information


phpWebSite is a web site content management system.


Due to lack of proper input validation, phpWebSite has been found to be vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks.


A malicious user could inject arbitrary response data, leading to content spoofing, web cache poisoning and other cross-site scripting or HTTP response splitting attacks. This could result in compromising the victim's data or browser.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpwebsite-0.9.3_p4-r2"

4.  References


Page updated November 26, 2004

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