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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-200609-16
(Tikiwiki: Arbitrary command execution)
A vulnerability in jhot.php allows for an unrestricted file upload to
the img/wiki/ directory. Additionally, an XSS exists in the highlight
parameter of tiki-searchindex.php.
An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the web server by uploading a file and executing it via a
filepath parameter. The XSS could be exploited to inject and execute
malicious script code or to steal cookie-based authentication
credentials, potentially compromising the victim's browser.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Tikiwiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --oneshot --verbose --ask '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.5'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22460 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-4299CVE-2006-4602
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