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[GLSA-200406-09] Horde-Chora: Remote code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Horde-Chora: Remote code execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-09
(Horde-Chora: Remote code execution)


A vulnerability in the diff viewer of Chora permits a possible hacker to inject
shellcode. A possible hacker can exploit PHP's file upload functionality to
upload a malicious binary to a vulnerable server, chmod it as executable,
and run the file.

Impact

A possible hacker could remotely execute arbitrary binaries with the permissions
of the PHP script, conceivably permiting further exploitation of local
vulnerabilities and remote root access.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/102004.html


Solution:
All users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of Chora:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-www/horde-chora-1.2.2"
# emerge ">=net-www/horde-chora-1.2.2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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