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[GLSA-200409-23] SnipSnap: HTTP response splitting

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SnipSnap: HTTP response splitting

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-23
(SnipSnap: HTTP response splitting)


SnipSnap contains various HTTP response splitting vulnerabilities that
could potentially compromise the sites data. Some of these attacks include
web cache poisoning, cross-user defacement, hijacking pages with sensitive
user information, and cross-site scripting. This vulnerability is due to
the lack of illegal input checking in the software.

Impact

A malicious user could inject and execute arbitrary script code,
potentially compromising the victim's data or browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://snipsnap.org/space/start/2004-09-14/1#SnipSnap_1.0b1_(uttoxeter)_released


Solution:
All SnipSnap users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-java/snipsnap-bin-1.0_beta1"
# emerge ">=dev-java/snipsnap-bin-1.0beta1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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