GLSA 200412-06: PHProjekt: setup.php vulnerability
Posted on: 12/13/2004 06:27 AM

A PHProjekt security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200412-06
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: PHProjekt: setup.php vulnerability
Date: December 10, 2004
Bugs: #73021
ID: 200412-06

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Synopsis
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PHProjekt contains a vulnerability in the setup procedure allowing remote users without admin rights to change the configuration.

Background
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PHProjekt is a modular groupware web application used to coordinate group activities and share files.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/phprojekt < 4.2-r1 >= 4.2-r1

Description
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Martin Muench, from it.sec, found a flaw in the setup.php file.

Impact
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Successful exploitation of the flaw allows a remote attacker without admin rights to make unauthorized changes to PHProjekt configuration.

Workaround
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As a workaround, you could replace the existing setup.php file in PHProjekt root directory by the one provided on the PHProjekt Advisory (see References).

Resolution
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All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] PHProjekt Advisory

http://www.phprojekt.com/modules.php?op=modloadname=Newsfile=articlesid=189mode=threadorder=0

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200412-06.xml

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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2004 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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