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[GLSA-200412-23] Zwiki: XSS vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Zwiki: XSS vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-23
(Zwiki: XSS vulnerability)


Due to improper input validation, Zwiki can be exploited to
perform cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact

By enticing a user to read a specially-crafted wiki entry, an
attacker can execute arbitrary script code running in the context of
the victim's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://zwiki.org/925ZwikiXSSVulnerability


Solution:
All Zwiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-zope/zwiki-0.36.2-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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