GLSA-200710-21 : TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution

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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-200710-21
(TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution)

ShAnKaR reported that input passed to the 'f' array parameter in
tiki-graph_formula.php is not properly verified before being used to
execute PHP functions.

Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the web server by passing a specially crafted parameter string
to the tiki-graph_formula.php file.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-21.xml

Solution :

All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.8.1'

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: 27553 (gentoo_GLSA-200710-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5423