GLSA-200507-06 : TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-06
(TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)

TikiWiki is vulnerable to arbitrary command execution as described
in GLSA 200507-01.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary PHP code by sending specially crafted XML data.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.8.5-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18647 (gentoo_GLSA-200507-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14088

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1921