GLSA-200805-21 : Roundup: Permission bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-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).

Impact :

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
unknown.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-21.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32450 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1474
CVE-2008-1475