GLSA-200412-27 : PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-27
(PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability)

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.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a74c3b5
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200412-27.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16075 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-27.nasl)

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