Smarty: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201006-13

Multiple vulnerabilities in the Smarty template engine might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code.

Affected Packages

dev-php/smarty on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.6.23
Unaffected versions >= 2.6.23

Background

Smarty is a template engine for PHP.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Smarty:

  • The vendor reported that the modifier.regex_replace.php plug-in contains an input sanitation flaw related to the ASCII NUL character (CVE-2008-1066).
  • The vendor reported that the _expand_quoted_text() function in libs/Smarty_Compiler.class.php contains an input sanitation flaw via multiple vectors (CVE-2008-4810, CVE-2008-4811).
  • Nine:Situations:Group::bookoo reported that the smarty_function_math() function in libs/plugins/function.math.php contains input sanitation flaw (CVE-2009-1669).

Impact

These issues might allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Smarty users should upgrade to an unaffected version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-php/smarty-2.6.23"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since June 2, 2009. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

References

Release Date
June 02, 2010

Latest Revision
June 02, 2010: 01

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries