GLSA 200507-08: phpGroupWare, eGroupWare: PHP script inject
Posted on: 07/10/2005 05:05 PM

phpGroupWare, eGroupWare security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200507-08
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: phpGroupWare, eGroupWare: PHP script injection
vulnerability
Date: July 10, 2005
Bugs: #97460, #97651
ID: 200507-08

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Synopsis
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phpGroupWare and eGroupWare include an XML-RPC implementation which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP script commands.

Background
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phpGroupWare and eGroupWare are web based collaboration software suites.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/phpgroupware lt; 0.9.16.006 gt;= 0.9.16.006
2 www-apps/egroupware lt; 1.0.0.008 gt;= 1.0.0.008
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2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
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Description
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The XML-RPC implementations of phpGroupWare and eGroupWare fail to sanitize input sent to the XML-RPC server using the "POST" method.

Impact
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A remote attacker could exploit the XML-RPC vulnerability to execute arbitrary PHP script code by sending specially crafted XML data to the XML-RPC servers of phpGroupWare or eGroupWare.

Workaround
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There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
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All phpGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest available version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-app/phpgroupware-0.9.16.006"

All eGroupWare users should upgrade to the latest available version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-app/egroupware-1.0.0.008"

References
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[ 1 ] CAN-2005-1921
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1921

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-200507-08.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 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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