TikiWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 200711-19

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TikiWiki, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-apps/tikiwiki on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.9.8.3
Unaffected versions >= 1.9.8.3

Background

TikiWiki is an open source content management system written in PHP.

Description

Stefan Esser reported that a previous vulnerability (CVE-2007-5423, GLSA 200710-21) was not properly fixed in TikiWiki 1.9.8.1 (CVE-2007-5682). The TikiWiki development team also added several checks to avoid file inclusion.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to inject arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.8.3"

References

Release Date
November 14, 2007

Latest Revision
November 14, 2007: 01

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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