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[GLSA-200612-14] Trac: Cross-site request forgery

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Trac: Cross-site request forgery

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-14
(Trac: Cross-site request forgery)


Trac permits users to perform certain tasks via HTTP requests without
performing correct validation on those requests.

Impact

A possible hacker could entice an authenticated user to browse to a specially
crafted URL, permiting the attacker to execute actions in the Trac
instance as if they were the user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5848
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5878


Solution:
All Trac users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/trac-0.10.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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