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[GLSA-200508-18] PhpWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
PhpWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-18
(PhpWiki: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)
Earlier versions of PhpWiki contain an XML-RPC library that
improperly handles XML-RPC requests and responses with malformed nested
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject
arbitrary PHP script code into eval() statements by sending a specially
crafted XML document to PhpWiki.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PhpWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpwiki-1.3.10-r2"
Threat Level: High
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