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<title>Smarty: Template vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Smarty's "Template security" feature can be bypassed, potentially allowing
a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">smarty</product>
<announced>March 30, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 03</revised>
<bug>86488</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-php/smarty" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6.9</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6.9</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Smarty is a template engine for PHP. The "template security" feature of
Smarty is designed to help reduce the risk of a system compromise when
you have untrusted parties editing templates.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
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.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
These issues may allow a remote attacker to bypass the "template
security" feature of Smarty, and execute arbitrary PHP code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Do not grant template access to untrusted users.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Smarty users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-php/smarty-2.6.9&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://smarty.php.net/misc/NEWS">Smarty ChangeLog</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0913">CVE-2005-0913</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 24 Mar 2005 17:18:18 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 28 Mar 2005 13:11:35 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 28 Mar 2005 13:23:33 +0000">
lewk
</metadata>
</glsa>