GLSA-200508-18 : PhpWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19538
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-18 (PhpWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)
Earlier versions of PhpWiki contain an XML-RPC library that improperly handles XML-RPC requests and responses with malformed nested tags.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary PHP script code into eval() statements by sending a specially crafted XML document to PhpWiki.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll PhpWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/phpwiki-1.3.10-r2'