FreeBSD : tikiwiki -- multiple vulnerabilities (e4c62abd-5065-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22490


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

Thomas Pollet has discovered a vulnerability in TikiWiki, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the 'highlight' parameter in tiki-searchindex.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

rgod has discovered a vulnerability in TikiWiki, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the 'jhot.php' script not correctly verifying uploaded files. This can e.g. be exploited to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a malicious PHP script to the 'img/wiki' directory.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22490

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e4c62abd506511dba5ae00508d6a62df.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/10/02

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tikiwiki, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/08/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (TikiWiki jhot Remote Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4299, CVE-2006-4602

BID: 19654, 19819

Secunia: 21536, 21733