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phpGroupWare: Various vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200501-08 / phpgroupware
Release Date January 06, 2005
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 04
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/phpgroupware < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #74487


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpGroupWare that could lead to information disclosure or remote compromise.

2.  Impact Information


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


Several flaws were discovered in phpGroupWare making it vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks, SQL injection, and full path disclosure.


These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks, execute SQL queries, and disclose the full path of the web directory.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpgroupware-"

Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use webapp-config to finalize the update.

4.  References


Page updated January 06, 2005

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