UPDATE: GLSA 200503-35: Smarty: Template vulnerability
Posted on: 04/10/2005 06:35 PM

A Smarty security update is available for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE] GLSA 200503-35:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Smarty: Template vulnerability
Date: March 30, 2005
Updated: April 09, 2005
Bugs: #86488
ID: 200503-35:02

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Update
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New ways of bypassing Smarty's "Template security" were found and fixed in Smarty. Users making use of that feature are encouraged to upgrade to version 2.6.9.

The updated sections appear below.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-php/smarty lt; 2.6.9 gt;= 2.6.9

Description
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A vulnerability has been discovered within the regex_replace modifier of the Smarty templates when allowing access to untrusted users. Furthermore, it was possible to call functions from {if} statements and {math} functions.

Resolution
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All Smarty users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=dev-php/smarty-2.6.9"

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-200503-35.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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