GLSA-200506-21 : Trac: File upload vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18548


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-21 (Trac: File upload vulnerability)

Stefan Esser of the Hardened-PHP project discovered that Trac fails to validate the 'id' parameter when uploading attachments to the wiki or the bug tracking system.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to upload arbitrary files to a directory where the webserver has write access to, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Trac users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/trac-0.8.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18548

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200506-21.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/06/23

Modified: 2015/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/19

Reference Information

OSVDB: 17398

GLSA: 200506-21