Debian Security Advisory

DSA-899-1 egroupware -- programming errors

Date Reported:
17 Nov 2005
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 301118.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-0870, CVE-2005-2600, CVE-2005-3347, CVE-2005-3348.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in egroupware, a web-based groupware suite. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

  • CVE-2005-0870

    Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered several cross site scripting problems in phpsysinfo, which are also present in the imported version in egroupware and of which not all were fixed in DSA 724.

  • CVE-2005-2600

    Alexander Heidenreich discovered a cross-site scripting problem in the tree view of FUD Forum Bulletin Board Software, which is also present in egroupware and allows remote attackers to read private posts via a modified mid parameter.

  • CVE-2005-3347

    Christopher Kunz discovered that local variables get overwritten unconditionally in phpsysinfo, which are also present in egroupware, and are trusted later, which could lead to the inclusion of arbitrary files.

  • CVE-2005-3348

    Christopher Kunz discovered that user-supplied input is used unsanitised in phpsysinfo and imported in egroupware, causing a HTTP Response splitting problem.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain egroupware packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your egroupware packages.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)

Architecture-independent component:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.