GLSA-200705-16 : PhpWiki: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-16
(PhpWiki: Remote execution of arbitrary code)

Harold Hallikainen has reported that the Upload page fails to properly
check the extension of a file.

Impact :

A remote attacker could upload a specially crafted PHP file to the
vulnerable server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary PHP code
with the privileges of the user running PhpWiki.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All PhpWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phpwiki-1.3.10-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25262 (gentoo_GLSA-200705-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2024