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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-18
(PhpWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)
Earlier versions of PhpWiki contain an XML-RPC library that
improperly handles XML-RPC requests and responses with malformed nested
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject
arbitrary PHP script code into eval() statements by sending a specially
crafted XML document to PhpWiki.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PhpWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phpwiki-1.3.10-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19538 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-18.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2498