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[GLSA-200609-16] Tikiwiki: Arbitrary command execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tikiwiki: Arbitrary command execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-16
(Tikiwiki: Arbitrary command execution)


A vulnerability in jhot.php permits for an unrestricted file upload to
the img/wiki/ directory. Additionally, an XSS exists in the highlight
parameter of tiki-searchindex.php.

Impact

A possible hacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the web server by uploading a file and executing it via a
filepath parameter. The XSS could be exploited to inject and execute
malicious script code or to steal cookie-based authentication
credentials, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4299
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4602


Solution:
All Tikiwiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --oneshot --verbose --ask ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.5"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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