GLSA-200507-08 : phpGroupWare, eGroupWare: PHP script injection vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 18666

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-08 (phpGroupWare, eGroupWare: PHP script injection vulnerability)

The XML-RPC implementations of phpGroupWare and eGroupWare fail to sanitize input sent to the XML-RPC server using the 'POST' method.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit the XML-RPC vulnerability to execute arbitrary PHP script code by sending specially crafted XML data to the XML-RPC servers of phpGroupWare or eGroupWare.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Solution

All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-app/phpgroupware-0.9.16.006' All eGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-app/egroupware-1.0.0.008'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200507-08

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18666

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200507-08.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/11

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:egroupware, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:phpgroupware, 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: 2005/06/29

Exploitable With

Metasploit (PHP XML-RPC Arbitrary Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1921

BID: 14088

GLSA: 200507-08