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SQL injection and multiple XSS vulnerabilities

Tikiwiki fails to properly sanitize user input before processing it, including in SQL statements. An attacker could execute arbitrary SQL statements on the underlying database, or inject arbitrary scripts into the context of a user's browser.

  • Vendor: Gentoo
  • Vendor ID: GLSA 200606-29
  • Date: June 29, 2006


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200606-29
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Tikiwiki: SQL injection and multiple XSS vulnerabilities
Date: June 29, 2006
Bugs: #136723, #134483
ID: 200606-29

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Synopsis
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An SQL injection vulnerability and multiple XSS vulnerabilities have
been discovered.

Background
==========

Tikiwiki is a web-based groupware and content management system (CMS),
using PHP, ADOdb and Smarty.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/tikiwiki < 1.9.4 >= 1.9.4

Description
===========

Tikiwiki fails to properly sanitize user input before processing it,
including in SQL statements.

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary SQL statements on the underlying
database, or inject arbitrary scripts into the context of a user's
browser.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Tikiwiki users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/tikiwiki-1.9.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2006-3048
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3048
[ 2 ] CVE-2006-3047
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3047

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200606-29.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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