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Horde Web Application Framework: XSS vulnerability


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200606-28 / horde
Release Date June 29, 2006
Latest Revision June 29, 2006: 01
Impact low
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/horde < 3.1.1-r1 >= 3.1.1-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #136830


The Horde Web Application Framework is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

2.  Impact Information


The Horde Web Application Framework is a general-purpose web application framework written in PHP, providing classes for handling preferences, compression, browser detection, connection tracking, MIME, and more.


Michael Marek discovered that the Horde Web Application Framework performs insufficient input sanitizing.


An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary scripts running in the context of the victim's browser.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All horde users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/horde-3.1.1-r1"

4.  References


Page updated June 29, 2006

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