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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   phpGroupWare Vendors:
phpGroupWare Main Screen Message Lets Remote Authenticated Administrators Inject HTML Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014832
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2761   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Sep 1 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phpGroupWare. A remote user with administrative privileges can inject arbitrary HTML.

A remote authenticated administrator can edit the main screen message to include arbitrary HTML. When a target user views the affecte site, arbitrary scripting code will be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the phpGroupWare software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

Impact:   A remote administrative user can inject HTML code to be executed by a target user's browser when the target user visits the affected site.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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