GLSA-200412-27 : PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 16075


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-27 (PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability)

cYon discovered that the script allows a remote user to define the global variable $path_pre.
Impact :

A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to force to download and execute arbitrary PHP code with the privileges of the web server user.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16075

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200412-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/01/02

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/28

Reference Information

OSVDB: 12613

GLSA: 200412-27