Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : phpgroupware (MDKSA-2003:077)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14060


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Several vulnerabilities were discovered in all versions of phpgroupware prior to This latest version fixes an exploitable condition in all versions that can be exploited remotely without authentication and can lead to arbitrary code execution on the web server. This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Version fixed several other vulnerabilities including cross-site scripting issues that can be exploited to obtain sensitive information such as authentication cookies.

This update provides the latest stable version of phpgroupware and all users are encouraged to update immediately. In addition, you should also secure your installation by including the following in your Apache configuration files :

<Directory /var/www/html/phpgroupware> <Files ~ '.inc.php$'> Order allow,deny Deny from all </Files> </Directory>


Update the affected phpgroupware package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14060

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-077.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:phpgroupware, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2003/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0504

MDKSA: 2003:077