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Ampache: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200710-13 / ampache
Release Date October 13, 2007
Latest Revision October 13, 2007: 01
Impact low
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/ampache < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #189607


An SQL injection vulnerability and a possible identity theft have been discovered in Ampache.

2.  Impact Information


Ampache is a PHP-based tool for managing, updating and playing audio files via a web interface.


LT discovered that the "match" parameter in albums.php is not properly sanitized before being processed. The Ampache development team also reported an error when handling user sessions.


A remote attacker could provide malicious input to the application, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary SQL code. He could also entice a user to open a specially crafted link to steal the user's session.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Ampache users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/ampache-"

4.  References


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