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PHProjekt: setup.php vulnerability

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200412-06 / PHProjekt
Release Date December 10, 2004
Latest Revision December 10, 2004: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/phprojekt < 4.2-r1 >= 4.2-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #73021

Synopsis

PHProjekt contains a vulnerability in the setup procedure allowing remote users without admin rights to change the configuration.

2.  Impact Information

Background

PHProjekt is a modular groupware web application used to coordinate group activities and share files.

Description

Martin Muench, from it.sec, found a flaw in the setup.php file.

Impact

Successful exploitation of the flaw allows a remote attacker without admin rights to make unauthorized changes to PHProjekt configuration.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

As a workaround, you could replace the existing setup.php file in PHProjekt root directory by the one provided on the PHProjekt Advisory (see References).

Resolution

All PHProjekt users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phprojekt-4.2-r1"

4.  References



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