GLSA 200606-29 Tikiwiki: SQL injection and multiple XSS vulnerabilities
Posted on: 06/29/2006 06:32 AM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Tikiwiki: SQL injection and multiple XSS vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200606-29
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Tikiwiki: SQL injection and multiple XSS vulnerabilities
Date: June 29, 2006
Bugs: #136723, #134483
ID: 200606-29

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Synopsis
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An SQL injection vulnerability and multiple XSS vulnerabilities have
been discovered.

Background
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Tikiwiki is a web-based groupware and content management system (CMS),
using PHP, ADOdb and Smarty.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/tikiwiki lt; 1.9.4 gt;= 1.9.4

Description
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Tikiwiki fails to properly sanitize user input before processing it,
including in SQL statements.

Impact
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An attacker could execute arbitrary SQL statements on the underlying
database, or inject arbitrary scripts into the context of a user's
browser.

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:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2006-3048
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3048
[ 2 ] CVE-2006-3047
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3047

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-200606-29.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 2006 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/2.5



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