Ubuntu 9.04 : smarty vulnerability (USN-791-3)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Smarty did not correctly filter certain math
inputs. A remote attacker using Smarty via a web service could exploit
this to execute subsets of shell commands as the web server user.

Solution :

Update the affected smarty package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39518 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34918

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1669