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[ GLSA 200508-14 ] TikiWiki, eGroupWare: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC Aug 24 2005 07:45PM
Thierry Carrez (koon gentoo org) (1 replies)
Re: [ GLSA 200508-14 ] TikiWiki, eGroupWare: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC Aug 26 2005 03:48PM
Cangrejito Playero (cangrejitoplayero gmail com)
Anyone knows if this vulnerability can be avoided by unchecking the
'XMLRPC API' option form the user features options,

Thanks in advance.

Gonzalo

On 8/24/05, Thierry Carrez <koon (at) gentoo (dot) org [email concealed]> wrote:
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> Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200508-14
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> http://security.gentoo.org/
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> Severity: High
> Title: TikiWiki, eGroupWare: Arbitrary command execution through
> XML-RPC
> Date: August 24, 2005
> Bugs: #102374, #102377
> ID: 200508-14
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> Synopsis
> ========
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> TikiWiki and eGroupWare both include PHP XML-RPC code vulnerable to
> arbitrary command execution.
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> Background
> ==========
>
> TikiWiki is a full featured Free Software Wiki, CMS and Groupware
> written in PHP. eGroupWare is a web-based collaboration software suite.
> Both TikiWiki and eGroupWare include a PHP library to handle XML-RPC
> requests.
>
> Affected packages
> =================
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> 1 www-apps/tikiwiki < 1.8.5-r2 >= 1.8.5-r2
> 2 www-apps/egroupware < 1.0.0.009 >= 1.0.0.009
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> 2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
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> Description
> ===========
>
> The XML-RPC library shipped in TikiWiki and eGroupWare improperly
> handles XML-RPC requests and responses with malformed nested tags.
>
> Impact
> ======
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> A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary
> PHP script code into eval() statements by sending a specially crafted
> XML document to TikiWiki or eGroupWare.
>
> Workaround
> ==========
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> There is no known workaround at this time.
>
> Resolution
> ==========
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> All TikiWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
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> # emerge --sync
> # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.8.5-r2"
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> All eGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest version:
>
> # emerge --sync
> # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/egroupware-1.0.0.009"
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> References
> ==========
>
> [ 1 ] CAN-2005-2498
> http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2498
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> Availability
> ============
>
> This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
> the Gentoo Security Website:
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> http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200508-14.xml
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> Concerns?
> =========
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> Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
> confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
> importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
> security (at) gentoo (dot) org [email concealed] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
> http://bugs.gentoo.org.
>
> License
> =======
>
> Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
> belongs to its owner(s).
>
> The contents of this document are licensed under the
> Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
>
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0
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