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[GLSA-200611-11] TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-11
(TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities)


In numerous files TikiWiki provides an empty sort_mode parameter,
causing TikiWiki to display additional information, including database
authentication credentials, in certain error messages. TikiWiki also
improperly sanitizes the "url" request variable sent to
tiki-featured_link.php.

Impact

A possible hacker could cause a database error in various pages of a TikiWiki
instance by providing an empty sort_mode request variable, and gain
unauthorized access to credentials of the MySQL databases used by
TikiWiki. A possible hacker could also entice a user to browse to a specially
crafted URL that could run scripts in the scope of the user's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5702
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5703


Solution:
All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.6"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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