GLSA-200805-21 : Roundup: Permission bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32450


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-21 (Roundup: Permission bypass)

Philipp Gortan reported that the xml-rpc server in Roundup does not check property permissions (CVE-2008-1475). Furthermore, Roland Meister discovered multiple vulnerabilities caused by unspecified errors, some of which may be related to cross-site scripting (CVE-2008-1474).
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly exploit the first vulnerability to edit or view restricted properties via the list(), display(), and set() methods. The impact and attack vectors of the second vulnerability are unknown.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Roundup users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/roundup-1.4.4-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32450

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200805-21.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/28

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:roundup, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1474, CVE-2008-1475

OSVDB: 43107, 43108

GLSA: 200805-21

CWE: 200, 264