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[GLSA-200510-23] TikiWiki: XSS vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
TikiWiki: XSS vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-23
(TikiWiki: XSS vulnerability)


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

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit this to inject and execute
malicious script code or to steal cookie-based authentication
credentials, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.


Solution:
All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.1.1"
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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