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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-200805-21
(Roundup: Permission bypass)
Philipp Gortan reported that the xml-rpc server in Roundup does not
check property permissions (CVE-2008-1475). Furthermore, Roland Meister
discovered multiple vulnerabilities caused by unspecified errors, some
of which may be related to cross-site scripting (CVE-2008-1474).
A remote attacker could possibly exploit the first vulnerability to
edit or view restricted properties via the list(), display(), and set()
methods. The impact and attack vectors of the second vulnerability are
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Roundup users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/roundup-1.4.4-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32450 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-21.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1474CVE-2008-1475
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