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[GLSA-200606-16] DokuWiki: PHP code injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DokuWiki: PHP code injection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-16
(DokuWiki: PHP code injection)


Stefan Esser discovered that the DokuWiki spell checker fails to
properly sanitize PHP's "complex curly syntax".

Impact

A unauthenticated remote attacker may execute arbitrary PHP commands -
and thus possibly arbitrary system commands - with the permissions of
the user running the webserver that serves DokuWiki pages.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_042006.119.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2878


Solution:
All DokuWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/dokuwiki-20060309-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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