Horde: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 200911-01

Multiple vulnerabilities in the Horde Application Framework can allow for arbitrary files to be overwritten and cross-site scripting attacks.

Affected Packages

www-apps/horde on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.3.5
Unaffected versions >= 3.3.5
www-apps/horde-webmail on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.2.4
Unaffected versions >= 1.2.4
www-apps/horde-groupware on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.2.4
Unaffected versions >= 1.2.4

Background

Horde is a web application framework written in PHP.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Horde:

  • Stefan Esser of Sektion1 reported an error within the form library when handling image form fields (CVE-2009-3236).
  • Martin Geisler and David Wharton reported that an error exists in the MIME viewer library when viewing unknown text parts and the preferences system in services/prefs.php when handling number preferences (CVE-2009-3237).

Impact

A remote authenticated attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to overwrite arbitrary files on the server, provided that the user has write permissions. A remote authenticated attacker could conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Horde users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/horde-3.3.5"

All Horde webmail users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/horde-webmail-1.2.4"

All Horde groupware users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/horde-groupware-1.2.4"

References

Release Date
November 06, 2009

Latest Revision
November 06, 2009: 01

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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