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[GLSA-200412-27] PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-27
(PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability)


cYon discovered that the authform.inc.php script permits a remote
user to define the global variable $path_pre.

Impact

A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to force
authform.inc.php to download and execute arbitrary PHP code with the
rights of the web server user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.phprojekt.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=193&mode=thread&order=0


Solution:
All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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