GLSA-200501-41 : TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 16432


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-41 (TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution)

TikiWiki does not validate files uploaded to the 'temp' directory.
Impact :

A malicious user could run arbitrary commands on the server by uploading and calling a PHP script.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.8.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16432

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200501-41.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/14

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0200

OSVDB: 13119

GLSA: 200501-41