GLSA-200507-07 : phpWebSite: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 18656


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-07 (phpWebSite: Multiple vulnerabilities)

phpWebSite fails to sanitize input sent to the XML-RPC server using the 'POST' method. Other unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered by Diabolic Crab of Hackers Center.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit the XML-RPC vulnerability to execute arbitrary PHP script code by sending specially crafted XML data to phpWebSite. The undisclosed vulnerabilities do have an unknown impact.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-app/phpwebsite-0.10.1-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18656

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200507-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/10

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:phpwebsite, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/07/07

Exploitable With

Metasploit (PHP XML-RPC Arbitrary Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1921

OSVDB: 17788, 17789, 17790

GLSA: 200507-07