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

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpWebSite: HTTP response splitting vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
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.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/380894
http://phpwebsite.appstate.edu/index.php?module=announce&ANN_user_op=view&ANN_id=863


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


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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