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[GLSA-200409-23] SnipSnap: HTTP response splitting Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SnipSnap: HTTP response splitting
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-23
(SnipSnap: HTTP response splitting)
SnipSnap contains various HTTP response splitting vulnerabilities that
could potentially compromise the sites data. Some of these attacks include
web cache poisoning, cross-user defacement, hijacking pages with sensitive
user information, and cross-site scripting. This vulnerability is due to
the lack of illegal input checking in the software.
A malicious user could inject and execute arbitrary script code,
potentially compromising the victim's data or browser.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All SnipSnap users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-java/snipsnap-bin-1.0_beta1"
# emerge ">=dev-java/snipsnap-bin-1.0beta1"
Threat Level: Low
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