[ GLSA 200411-35 ] phpWebSite: HTTP response splitting vulnerability

From: Matthias Geerdsen (vorlon_at_gentoo.org)
Date: 11/26/04

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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200411-35:02
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      Severity: Low
         Title: phpWebSite: HTTP response splitting vulnerability
          Date: November 26, 2004
       Updated: November 26, 2004
          Bugs: #71502
            ID: 200411-35:02

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    Synopsis
    ========

    phpWebSite is vulnerable to possible HTTP response splitting attacks.

    Background
    ==========

    phpWebSite is a web site content management system.

    Affected packages
    =================

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         Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1 www-apps/phpwebsite < 0.9.3_p4-r2 >= 0.9.3_p4-r2

    Description
    ===========

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

    Impact
    ======

    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.

    Workaround
    ==========

    There is no known workaround at this time.

    Resolution
    ==========

    All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

    References
    ==========

      [ 1 ] BugTraq Posting
            http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/380894
      [ 2 ] phpWebSite Announcement
            http://phpwebsite.appstate.edu/index.php?module=announce&ANN_user_op=view&ANN_id=863

    Availability
    ============

    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:

      http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200411-35.xml

    Concerns?
    =========

    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    http://bugs.gentoo.org.

    License
    =======

    Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).

    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0

    
    



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