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[GLSA-200506-21] Trac: File upload vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Trac: File upload vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-21
(Trac: File upload vulnerability)


Stefan Esser of the Hardened-PHP project discovered that Trac
fails to validate the "id" parameter when uploading attachments to the
wiki or the bug tracking system.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to upload
arbitrary files to a directory where the webserver has write access to,
possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory-012005.php


Solution:
All Trac users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/trac-0.8.4"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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