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[ GLSA 200507-06 ] TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC
From: Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen <jaervosz () gentoo org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 22:29:45 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200507-06
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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  Severity: High
     Title: TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC
      Date: July 06, 2005
      Bugs: #97648
        ID: 200507-06

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Synopsis
========

TikiWiki includes PHP XML-RPC code, making it vulnerable to arbitrary
command execution.

Background
==========

TikiWiki is a web-based groupware and content management system (CMS),
using PHP, ADOdb and Smarty. TikiWiki includes vulnerable PHP XML-RPC
code.

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

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     Package            /  Vulnerable  /                    Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-apps/tikiwiki     < 1.8.5-r1                      >= 1.8.5-r1

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

TikiWiki is vulnerable to arbitrary command execution as described in
GLSA 200507-01.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
PHP code by sending specially crafted XML data.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.8.5-r1"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] GLSA 200507-01
        http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-01.xml
  [ 2 ] CAN-2005-1921
        http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1921

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

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-06.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 2005 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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