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[GLSA-200406-11] Horde-IMP: Input validation vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Horde-IMP: Input validation vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-11
(Horde-IMP: Input validation vulnerability)


Horde-IMP fails to properly sanitize email messages that contain malicious
HTML or script code.

Impact

By enticing a user to read a specially crafted e-mail, a possible hacker can
execute arbitrary scripts running in the context of the victim's browser.
This could lead to a compromise of the user's webmail account, cookie
theft, etc.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10501


Solution:
All Horde-IMP users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=horde-imp-3.2.4"
# emerge ">=horde-imp-3.2.4"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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