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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-20
(phpGroupWare: Multiple vulnerabilities)
phpGroupWare improperly validates the 'mid' parameter retrieved
via a forum post. The current version of phpGroupWare also adds several
safeguards to prevent XSS issues, and disables the use of a potentially
vulnerable XML-RPC library.
A remote attacker may leverage the XML-RPC vulnerability to
execute arbitrary PHP script code. He could also create a specially
crafted request that will reveal private posts.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phpgroupware-0.9.16.008'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19573 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2498CVE-2005-2600
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