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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 15837


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 15837

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200411-35.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/11/27

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:phpwebsite, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1516

OSVDB: 11694

GLSA: 200411-35