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[GLSA-200501-41] TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-41
(TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution)


TikiWiki does not validate files uploaded to the "temp" directory.

Impact

A malicious user could run arbitrary commands on the server by
uploading and calling a PHP script.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://tikiwiki.org/art102


Solution:
All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.8.5"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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