Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php-pear (MDKSA-2005:146)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A problem was discovered in the PEAR XML-RPC Server package included
in the php-pear package. If a PHP script which implements the XML-RPC
Server is used, it would be possible for a remote attacker to
construct an XML-RPC request which would cause PHP to execute
arbitrary commands as the 'apache' user.

Solution :

Update the affected php-pear package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19902 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-146.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2498

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