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
patches.

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 :

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-01.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-06.xml

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

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

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1921