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Online-Bookmarks: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200901-08 / online-bookmarks
Release Date January 12, 2009
Latest Revision January 12, 2009: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/online-bookmarks < 0.6.28 >= 0.6.28 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #235053


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Online-Bookmarks.

2.  Impact Information


Online-Bookmarks is a web-based bookmark management system to store your bookmarks, favorites and links.


The following vulnerabilities were reported:

  • Authentication bypass when directly requesting certain pages (CVE-2004-2155).
  • Insufficient input validation in the login function in (CVE-2006-6358).
  • Unspecified cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2006-6359).


A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to bypass authentication mechanisms, execute arbitrary SQL statements or inject arbitrary web scripts.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Online-Bookmarks users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/online-bookmarks-0.6.28"

4.  References


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