FreeBSD : phpSysInfo -- 'register_globals' emulation layer overwrite vulnerability (9c1cea79-548a-11da-b53f-0004614cc33d)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

Christopher Kunz has reported a vulnerability in phpSysInfo, which can
be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the 'register_globals'
emulation layer where certain arrays used by the system can be
overwritten. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and
script code in a user's browser session and include arbitrary files
from local resources.

See also :

http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_222005.81.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?53561eb6

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21485 (freebsd_pkg_9c1cea79548a11dab53f0004614cc33d.nasl)

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