GLSA-200710-21 : TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 27553


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200710-21 (TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution)

ShAnKaR reported that input passed to the 'f' array parameter in tiki-graph_formula.php is not properly verified before being used to execute PHP functions.
Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the web server by passing a specially crafted parameter string to the tiki-graph_formula.php file.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/tikiwiki-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27553

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200710-21.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/10/25

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:tikiwiki, 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: 2007/10/20

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (TikiWiki tiki-graph_formula Remote PHP Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5423

OSVDB: 40478

GLSA: 200710-21

CWE: 94