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coppermine -- IP spoofing and XSS vulnerability

Affected packages
coppermine < 1.3.2


VuXML ID 756db070-b9d4-11d9-ae81-000ae42e9b93
Discovery 2005-04-18
Entry 2005-05-01

GHC team reports about coppermine

The lack of sanitizing of user defined variables may result in undesirable consequences such as IP spoofing or XSS attack.

Generally users of Coppermine Gallery can post comments. Remote address & x-forwarded-for variables are logged for admin's eyes. X-Forwarded-for variable does not pass throu any filtration before logging into database. User can define/redefine this variable.


Bugtraq ID 13218
CVE Name CVE-2005-1172