GLSA-200507-08 : phpGroupWare, eGroupWare: PHP script injection vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-200507-08
(phpGroupWare, eGroupWare: PHP script injection vulnerability)

The XML-RPC implementations of phpGroupWare and eGroupWare fail to
sanitize input sent to the XML-RPC server using the 'POST' method.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit the XML-RPC vulnerability to
execute arbitrary PHP script code by sending specially crafted XML data
to the XML-RPC servers of phpGroupWare or eGroupWare.

Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-08.xml

Solution :

All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest available
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-app/phpgroupware-0.9.16.006'
All eGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest available
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-app/egroupware-1.0.0.008'

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: 18666 (gentoo_GLSA-200507-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1921