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[Full-disclosure] [ GLSA 200705-16 ] PhpWiki: Remote execution of arbitrary code

From: Raphael Marichez <falco_at_nospam>
Date: Thu May 17 2007 - 13:03:49 GMT
To: gentoo-announce@gentoo.org

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Severity: High Title: PhpWiki: Remote execution of arbitrary code Date: May 17, 2007 Bugs: #174451 ID: 200705-16
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Synopsis


A vulnerability has been discovered in PhpWiki allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background


PhpWiki is an open source content management system written in PHP.

Affected packages



Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 www-apps/phpwiki < 1.3.10-r3 >= 1.3.10-r3

Description


Harold Hallikainen has reported that the Upload page fails to properly check the extension of a file.

Impact


A remote attacker could upload a specially crafted PHP file to the vulnerable server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary PHP code with the privileges of the user running PhpWiki.

Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution


All PhpWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpwiki-1.3.10-r3"

References


  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-2024
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2024   [ 2 ] CVE-2007-2025
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2025

Availability


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200705-16.xml

Concerns?


Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License


Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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