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[ GLSA 200412-06 ] PHProjekt: setup.php vulnerability
From: Thierry Carrez <koon () gentoo org>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 22:54:02 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200412-06
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: PHProjekt: setup.php vulnerability
      Date: December 10, 2004
      Bugs: #73021
        ID: 200412-06

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Synopsis
========

PHProjekt contains a vulnerability in the setup procedure allowing
remote users without admin rights to change the configuration.

Background
==========

PHProjekt is a modular groupware web application used to coordinate
group activities and share files.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package             /  Vulnerable  /                   Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-apps/phprojekt      < 4.2-r1                        >= 4.2-r1

Description
===========

Martin Muench, from it.sec, found a flaw in the setup.php file.

Impact
======

Successful exploitation of the flaw allows a remote attacker without
admin rights to make unauthorized changes to PHProjekt configuration.

Workaround
==========

As a workaround, you could replace the existing setup.php file in
PHProjekt root directory by the one provided on the PHProjekt Advisory
(see References).

Resolution
==========

All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r1"

References
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  [ 1 ] PHProjekt Advisory

http://www.phprojekt.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=189&mode=thread&order=0

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200412-06.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0

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