Fedora 14 : php-pear-CAS-1.1.3-1.fc14 (2010-15796)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 49987


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This release contains 3 security fixes for vulnerabilities in the proxy callback mechanism. These vulnerabilities only affect phpCAS clients that are running in proxy() mode. The release is fully compatible with all versions 1.1.x versions.

The changes are :

Security Issue

- CVE-2010-3690 phpCAS: XSS during a proxy callback [PHPCAS-80] (Joachim Fritschi)

- CVE-2010-3691 phpCAS: prevent symlink attacks during a proxy callback [PHPCAS-80] (Joachim Fritschi)

- CVE-2010-3692 phpCAS: directory traversal during a proxy callback [PHPCAS-80] (Joachim Fritschi)

Bug Fixes

- fix broken redirection with safari [PHPCAS-79] (Alex Barker)

- fix missing exit() call during ticket validation [PHPCAS-76] (Igor Blanco,Joachim Fritschi)

- fix a notice because REQUEST_URL is not defined on IIS [PHPCAS-81] (Inaki Arenaza)

- fix a typo in pgt-db.php [PHPCAS-75] (Julien Cochennec)

- removal of the non functional pgt-db backend [PHPCAS-81] (Joachim Fritschi)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected php-pear-CAS package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 49987

File Name: fedora_2010-15796.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/15

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php-pear-CAS, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/05

Reference Information

BID: 43585

FEDORA: 2010-15796