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Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2010 17:12:40 +0200
From: Joachim Fritschi <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - phpCAS: prevent symlink attacks,
 directory traversal and XSS during a proxy callback

Can anyone please supply a CVE ?



Am 29.09.2010 15:06, schrieb Joachim Fritschi:
> Reported by Raphael Geissert almost 2 years ago but never really made it
> into the upstream code:
> In phpCAS proxy mode the parameters submitted during a callback to the
> callback() function are not properly sanatized. The parameters are used
> as file handles for filesystem access and parameters in urls.
> This allows an attacker symlink attacks, directory traversal attacks and
> XSS attacks. The issue has been fixed and patches are available:
> A new 1.1.3 release which contains the patch and various other bugfixes
> will be released within the next few days.
> Cheers,
> Joachim

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