GLSA-200406-09 : Horde-Chora: Remote code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-09
(Horde-Chora: Remote code execution)

A vulnerability in the diff viewer of Chora allows an attacker to inject
shellcode. An attacker can exploit PHP's file upload functionality to
upload a malicious binary to a vulnerable server, chmod it as executable,
and run the file.

Impact :

An attacker could remotely execute arbitrary binaries with the permissions
of the PHP script, conceivably allowing further exploitation of local
vulnerabilities and remote root access.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of Chora:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=www-apps/horde-chora-1.2.2'
# emerge '>=www-apps/horde-chora-1.2.2'

Risk factor :


Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14520 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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