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

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-35
(phpWebSite: HTTP response splitting vulnerability)

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.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/380894
http://www.nessus.org/u?26836ccd
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-35.xml

Solution :

All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phpwebsite-0.9.3_p4-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15837 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-35.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1516