GLSA-200911-01 : Horde: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42415


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200911-01 (Horde: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Horde:
Stefan Esser of Sektion1 reported an error within the form library when handling image form fields (CVE-2009-3236).
Martin Geisler and David Wharton reported that an error exists in the MIME viewer library when viewing unknown text parts and the preferences system in services/prefs.php when handling number preferences (CVE-2009-3237).
Impact :

A remote authenticated attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to overwrite arbitrary files on the server, provided that the user has write permissions. A remote authenticated attacker could conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Horde users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/horde-3.3.5' All Horde webmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/horde-webmail-1.2.4' All Horde groupware users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/horde-groupware-1.2.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42415

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200911-01.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 11/9/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3236, CVE-2009-3237

CWE: 79

GLSA: 200911-01