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PostPosted: Thu Dec 30, 2004 3:09 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200412-27 ] PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerab Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability (GLSA 200412-27)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 30, 2004
Bug(s): #75858
ID: 200412-27

Synopsis

PHProjekt contains a vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code.

Background

PHProjekt is a modular groupware web application used to coordinate group activities and share files.

Affected Packages

Package: www-apps/phprojekt
Vulnerable: < 4.2-r2
Unaffected: >= 4.2-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

cYon discovered that the authform.inc.php script allows a remote user to define the global variable $path_pre.

Impact

A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to force authform.inc.php to download and execute arbitrary PHP code with the privileges of the web server user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r2"


References

PHProjekt Advisory


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