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[GLSA-200507-06] TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-06
(TikiWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)


TikiWiki is vulnerable to arbitrary command execution as described
in GLSA 200507-01.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary PHP code by sending specially crafted XML data.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-01.xml
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1921


Solution:
All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.8.5-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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