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<title>PEAR-Auth: Potential authentication bypass</title>
<synopsis>
PEAR-Auth did not correctly verify data passed to the DB and LDAP
containers, thus allowing to inject false credentials to bypass the
authentication.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pear-auth</product>
<announced>March 17, 2006</announced>
<revised>March 17, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>123832</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-php/PEAR-Auth" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
PEAR-Auth is a PEAR package that provides methods to create a PHP
based authentication system.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Matt Van Gundy discovered that PEAR-Auth did not correctly
validate data passed to the DB and LDAP containers.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could possibly exploit this vulnerability to
bypass the authentication mechanism by injecting specially crafted
input to the underlying storage containers.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All PEAR-Auth users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-php/PEAR-Auth-1.2.4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0868">CVE-2006-0868</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 14 Mar 2006 21:29:18 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 14 Mar 2006 21:29:45 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 14 Mar 2006 23:22:04 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
</glsa>