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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-200611-11
(TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities)
In numerous files TikiWiki provides an empty sort_mode parameter,
causing TikiWiki to display additional information, including database
authentication credentials, in certain error messages. TikiWiki also
improperly sanitizes the 'url' request variable sent to
An attacker could cause a database error in various pages of a TikiWiki
instance by providing an empty sort_mode request variable, and gain
unauthorized access to credentials of the MySQL databases used by
TikiWiki. An attacker could also entice a user to browse to a specially
crafted URL that could run scripts in the scope of the user's browser.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.6'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true