GLSA-201111-04 : phpDocumentor: Function call injection

high Nessus Plugin ID 56808


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201111-04 (phpDocumentor: Function call injection)

phpDocumentor bundles Smarty with the modifier.regex_replace.php plug-in which does not properly sanitize input related to the ASCII NUL character in a search string.
Impact :

A remote attacker could call arbitrary PHP functions via templates.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All phpDocumentor users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-php/PEAR-PhpDocumentor-1.4.3-r1' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since February 12, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56808

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201111-04.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 11/14/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:pear-phpdocumentor, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1066

BID: 28105

CWE: 20

GLSA: 201111-04