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[GLSA-200508-21] phpWebSite: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC and SQL injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpWebSite: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC and SQL injection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-21
(phpWebSite: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC and SQL injection)


phpWebSite uses an XML-RPC library that improperly handles XML-RPC
requests and responses with malformed nested tags. Furthermore,
"matrix_killer" reported that phpWebSite is vulnerable to an SQL
injection attack.

Impact

A malicious remote user could exploit this vulnerability to inject
arbitrary PHP script code into eval() statements by sending a specially
crafted XML document, and also inject SQL commands to access the
underlying database directly.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2498
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-08/0497.html


Solution:
All phpWebSite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpwebsite-0.10.2_rc2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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