Horde-IMP: Input validation vulnerability — GLSA 200406-11

An input validation vulnerability has been discovered in Horde-IMP.

Affected Packages

www-apps/horde-imp on all architectures
Affected versions <= 3.2.3
Unaffected versions >= 3.2.4

Background

Horde-IMP is the Internet Messaging Program. It is written in PHP and provides webmail access to IMAP and POP3 accounts.

Description

Horde-IMP fails to properly sanitize email messages that contain malicious HTML or script code.

Impact

By enticing a user to read a specially crafted e-mail, an attacker can execute arbitrary scripts running in the context of the victim's browser. This could lead to a compromise of the user's webmail account, cookie theft, etc.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Horde-IMP users should upgrade to the latest stable version:

 # emerge sync
 
 # emerge -pv ">=www-apps/horde-imp-3.2.4"
 # emerge ">=www-apps/horde-imp-3.2.4"

References

Release Date
June 16, 2004

Latest Revision
May 22, 2006: 02

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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