GLSA-200802-03 : Horde IMP: Security bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31033


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200802-03 (Horde IMP: Security bypass)

Ulf Harnhammar, Secunia Research discovered that the 'frame' and 'frameset' HTML tags are not properly filtered out. He also reported that certain HTTP requests are executed without being checked.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted HTML e-mail, possibly resulting in the deletion of arbitrary e-mail messages.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Horde IMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/horde-imp-4.1.6'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31033

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200802-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/02/12

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:horde-imp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6018

OSVDB: 42772, 42773

GLSA: 200802-03

CWE: 264