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Serendipity XML-RPC for PHP Remote Code Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for XML-RPC for PHP remote code injection vulnerability in Serendipity

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to a remote
code injection attack.

Description :

The version of Serendipity installed on the remote host is prone to
remote code execution due to a failure of its bundled XML-RPC library
to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'serendipity_xmlrpc.php'
script. This flaw may permit attackers to execute code remotely
subject to the rights of the web server userid.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-06/0283.html
http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory-022005.php
http://blog.s9y.org/archives/36-CRITICAL-BUGFIX-RELEASE-Serendipity-0.8.2.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Serendipity version 0.8.2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14088

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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