GLSA 200710-13 Ampache: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 10/13/2007 08:10 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Ampache: Multiple vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200710-13
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Low
Title: Ampache: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 13, 2007
Bugs: #189607
ID: 200710-13

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Synopsis
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An SQL injection vulnerability and a possible identity theft have been
discovered in Ampache.

Background
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Ampache is a PHP-based tool for managing, updating and playing audio
files via a web interface.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/ampache lt; 3.3.3.5 gt;= 3.3.3.5

Description
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LT discovered that the "match" parameter in albums.php is not properly
sanitized before being processed. The Ampache development team also
reported an error when handling user sessions.

Impact
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A remote attacker could provide malicious input to the application,
possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary SQL code. He could
also entice a user to open a specially crafted link to steal the user's
session.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Ampache users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-apps/ampache-3.3.3.5"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2007-4437
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4437
[ 2 ] CVE-2007-4438
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4438

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-200710-13.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 2007 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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