FreeBSD : coppermine -- IP spoofing and XSS vulnerability (756db070-b9d4-11d9-ae81-000ae42e9b93)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

GHC team reports about coppermine

The lack of sanitizing of user defined variables may result in
undesirable consequences such as IP spoofing or XSS attack.

Generally users of Coppermine Gallery can post comments. Remote
address & x-forwarded-for variables are logged for admin's eyes.
X-Forwarded-for variable does not pass throu any filtration before
logging into database. User can define/redefine this variable.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/396080
http://coppermine.sourceforge.net/board/index.php?topic=17134.0
http://www.nessus.org/u?987fe3bf

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18985 (freebsd_pkg_756db070b9d411d9ae81000ae42e9b93.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13218

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1172

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