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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2007 1:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200705-16 ] PhpWiki: Remote execution of arbitrary co Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PhpWiki: Remote execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 200705-16)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 17, 2007
Bug(s): #174451
ID: 200705-16

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: www-apps/phpwiki
Vulnerable: < 1.3.10-r3
Unaffected: >= 1.3.10-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures


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


References

CVE-2007-2024
CVE-2007-2025


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