GLSA-201711-12 : eGroupWare: Remote code execution

high Nessus Plugin ID 104520
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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201711-12 (eGroupWare: Remote code execution)

It was found that eGroupWare contains multiple code injection vulnerabilities in multiple parameters and routes because of improper input sanitization.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, delete arbitrary files or inject arbitrary PHP objects via multiple routes.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


Gentoo has discontinued support for eGroupWare and recommends that users unmerge the package:
# emerge --unmerge 'www-apps/egroupware'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104520

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201711-12.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 11/13/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:egroupware, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2027

GLSA: 201711-12