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Serendipity XML-RPC for PHP Remote Code Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for XML-RPC for PHP remote code injection vulnerability in Serendipity

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to a remote
code injection attack.

Description :

The version of Serendipity installed on the remote host is prone to
remote code execution due to a failure of its bundled XML-RPC library
to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'serendipity_xmlrpc.php'
script. This flaw may allow attackers to execute code remotely
subject to the rights of the web server userid.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Serendipity version 0.8.2 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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