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<glsa id="200412-27">
<title>PHProjekt: Remote code execution vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
PHProjekt contains a vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary PHP code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">PHProjekt</product>
<announced>December 30, 2004</announced>
<revised>December 30, 2004: 01</revised>
<bug>75858</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apps/phprojekt" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.2-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.2-r2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
PHProjekt is a modular groupware web application used to
coordinate group activities and share files.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
cYon discovered that the authform.inc.php script allows a remote
user to define the global variable $path_pre.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to force
authform.inc.php to download and execute arbitrary PHP code with the
privileges of the web server user.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.phprojekt.com/modules.php?op=modload&amp;name=News&amp;file=article&amp;sid=193&amp;mode=thread&amp;order=0">PHProjekt Advisory</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 29 Dec 2004 16:45:27 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 29 Dec 2004 16:45:35 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>