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[GLSA-200507-07] phpWebSite: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpWebSite: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-07
(phpWebSite: Multiple vulnerabilities)


phpWebSite fails to sanitize input sent to the XML-RPC server
using the "POST" method. Other unspecified vulnerabilities have been
discovered by Diabolic Crab of Hackers Center.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit the XML-RPC vulnerability to
execute arbitrary PHP script code by sending specially crafted XML data
to phpWebSite. The undisclosed vulnerabilities do have an unknown
impact.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1921
http://phpwebsite.appstate.edu/index.php?module=announce&ANN_user_op=view&ANN_id=989


Solution:
All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest available
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-app/phpwebsite-0.10.1-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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