GLSA-200611-11 : TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-200611-11
(TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities)

In numerous files TikiWiki provides an empty sort_mode parameter,
causing TikiWiki to display additional information, including database
authentication credentials, in certain error messages. TikiWiki also
improperly sanitizes the 'url' request variable sent to

Impact :

An attacker could cause a database error in various pages of a TikiWiki
instance by providing an empty sort_mode request variable, and gain
unauthorized access to credentials of the MySQL databases used by
TikiWiki. An attacker could also entice a user to browse to a specially
crafted URL that could run scripts in the scope of the user's browser.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23705 (gentoo_GLSA-200611-11.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5702

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