FreeBSD : pear-PEAR -- PEAR installer arbitrary code execution vulnerability (44e5f5bd-4d76-11da-bf37-000fb586ba73)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Gregory Beaver reports :

A standard feature of the PEAR installer implemented in all versions
of PEAR can lead to the execution of arbitrary PHP code upon running
the 'pear' command or loading the Web/Gtk frontend.

To be vulnerable, a user must explicitly install a publicly released
malicious package using the PEAR installer, or explicitly install a
package that depends on a malicious package.

See also :

http://pear.php.net/advisory-20051104.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?ae1b7bec

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21421 (freebsd_pkg_44e5f5bd4d7611dabf37000fb586ba73.nasl)

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