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PmWiki < 2.1 beta 21 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in PmWiki < 2.1 beta 21

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running PmWiki, an open-source Wiki written in PHP.

The version of PmWiki installed on the remote host permits attackers to
overwrite global variables if run under PHP 5 with 'register_globals'
enabled. For example, a possible hacker can exploit this issue to overwrite
the 'FarmD' variable before it's used in a PHP 'include()' function in
the 'pmwiki.php' script, which can permit him to view arbitrary files
on the remote host and even execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken
from third-party hosts.

See also :

http://www.ush.it/2006/01/24/pmwiki-multiple-vulnerabilities/
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-January/041820.html
http://www.pmichaud.com/pipermail/pmwiki-announce/2006-January/000091.html

Solution :

Upgrade to PmWiki 2.1 beta 21 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16421

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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