GLSA-201111-04 : phpDocumentor: Function call injection

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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-201111-04
(phpDocumentor: Function call injection)

phpDocumentor bundles Smarty with the modifier.regex_replace.php plug-in
which does not properly sanitize input related to the ASCII NUL character
in a search string.

Impact :

A remote attacker could call arbitrary PHP functions via templates.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201111-04.xml

Solution :

All phpDocumentor users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-php/PEAR-PhpDocumentor-1.4.3-r1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since February 12, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56808 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28105

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1066