GLSA-200601-12 : Trac: XSS 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-200601-12
(Trac: XSS vulnerability)

Christophe Truc discovered that Trac fails to properly sanitize
input passed in the URL.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this to inject and execute
malicious script code or to steal cookie-based authentication
credentials, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://projects.edgewall.com/trac/wiki/ChangeLog#a0.9.3
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-12.xml

Solution :

All Trac users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/trac-0.9.3'
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20814 (gentoo_GLSA-200601-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4305