GLSA-200606-16 : DokuWiki: PHP code injection

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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-200606-16
(DokuWiki: PHP code injection)

Stefan Esser discovered that the DokuWiki spell checker fails to
properly sanitize PHP's 'complex curly syntax'.

Impact :

A unauthenticated remote attacker may execute arbitrary PHP commands -
and thus possibly arbitrary system commands - with the permissions of
the user running the webserver that serves DokuWiki pages.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_042006.119.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-16.xml

Solution :

All DokuWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/dokuwiki-20060309-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: 21709 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2878