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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3824

Original release date: 09/12/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in (1) Text_Filter/Filter/xss.php in Horde 3.1.x before 3.1.9 and 3.2.x before 3.2.2 and (2) externalinput.php in Popoon r22196 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by using / (slash) characters as replacements for spaces in an HTML e-mail message.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [horde-announce] 20080910 Horde 3.1.9 (final)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.phpmyfaq.de/advisory_2008-09-11.php
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4245
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2548
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31842
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080910 [oCERT-2008-012] Horde, Popoon frameworks common input sanitization errors (XSS)
External Source: XF
Name: horde-htmlmessages-xss(45031)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://ocert.org/patches/2008-012/Text_Filter.31.patch
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [horde-announce] 20080910 [SECURITY] Horde 3.2.2 (final)
External Source: BID
Name: 31107
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080910 [oCERT-2008-012] Horde, Popoon frameworks common input sanitization errors (XSS)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 47996
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.liip.ch/missed-case-in-externalinput-php-resulting-in-viable-xss-attacks.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-012.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://ocert.org/patches/2008-012/Text_Filter.patch
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)