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[GLSA-200503-35] Smarty: Template vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Smarty: Template vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-35
(Smarty: Template vulnerability)


A vulnerability has been discovered within the regex_replace modifier
of the Smarty templates when permiting access to untrusted users.
Furthermore, it was possible to call functions from {if} statements and
{math} functions.

Impact

These issues may permit a remote attacker to bypass the "template
security" feature of Smarty, and execute arbitrary PHP code.

Workaround

Do not grant template access to untrusted users.

References:
http://smarty.php.net/misc/NEWS


Solution:
All Smarty users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-php/smarty-2.6.9"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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