GLSA-200508-21 : phpWebSite: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC and SQL injection

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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-200508-21
(phpWebSite: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC and SQL injection)

phpWebSite uses an XML-RPC library that improperly handles XML-RPC
requests and responses with malformed nested tags. Furthermore,
'matrix_killer' reported that phpWebSite is vulnerable to a SQL
injection attack.

Impact :

A malicious remote user could exploit this vulnerability to inject
arbitrary PHP script code into eval() statements by sending a specially
crafted XML document, and also inject SQL commands to access the
underlying database directly.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phpwebsite-0.10.2_rc2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19574 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2498

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