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XML-RPC for PHP PHP Code Execution Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2005-06-29    Last Update:  2005-07-01    Views:  113,511

Secunia Advisory SA15852

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


James Bercegay has reported a vulnerability in XML-RPC for PHP, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed in an XML document is not properly sanitised before being used in an "eval()" call. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary PHP code via a specially crafted XML document.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 1.1 and prior.


Solution:
Update to version 1.1.1.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
James Bercegay, GulfTech Security Research.

Original Advisory:
PostNuke:
http://news.postnuke.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=2699

James Bercegay:
http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00088-07022005

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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