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[DSA798] DSA-798-1 phpgroupware Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpgroupware, a web
based groupware system written in PHP. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Stefan Esser discovered another vulnerability in the XML-RPC
libraries that allows injection of arbitrary PHP code into eval()
statements. The XMLRPC component has been disabled.
Alexander Heidenreich discovered a cross-site scripting problem
in the tree view of FUD Forum Bulletin Board Software, which is
also present in phpgroupware.
A global cross-site scripting fix has also been included that
protects against potential malicious scripts embedded in CSS and
xmlns in various parts of the application and modules.
This update also contains a postinst bugfix that has been approved for
the next update to the stable release.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems don't apply.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your phpgroupware packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-798
Threat Level: High
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