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[GLSA-200601-12] Trac: Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Trac: Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-12
(Trac: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)


Christophe Truc discovered that Trac fails to properly sanitize
input passed in the URL.

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.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4305
http://projects.edgewall.com/trac/wiki/ChangeLog#a0.9.3


Solution:
All Trac users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/trac-0.9.3"
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) 2006 Michel Arboi

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