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Zwiki: XSS vulnerability

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200412-23 / zwiki
Release Date December 21, 2004
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 02
Impact low
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-zope/zwiki < 0.36.2-r1 >= 0.36.2-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #72315

Synopsis

Zwiki is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Zwiki is a Zope wiki-clone for easy-to-edit collaborative websites.

Description

Due to improper input validation, Zwiki can be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact

By enticing a user to read a specially-crafted wiki entry, an attacker can execute arbitrary script code running in the context of the victim's browser.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Zwiki users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-zope/zwiki-0.36.2-r1"

4.  References



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