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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-12

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-12
Posted Nov 13, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-12 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in eGroupWare, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 1.8.004.20120613 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-2027
MD5 | 23350ea0711228cdbb1e545d4fc1280e

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-12

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Severity: Normal
Title: eGroupWare: Remote code execution
Date: November 12, 2017
Bugs: #501908
ID: 201711-12

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in eGroupWare, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

eGroupWare is a suite of web-based group applications including
calendar, address book, messenger and email.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/egroupware < 1.8.004.20120613 >=

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

It was found that eGroupWare contains multiple code injection
vulnerabilities in multiple parameters and routes because of improper
input sanitization.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, delete arbitrary files
or inject arbitrary PHP objects via multiple routes.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

Gentoo has discontinued support for SquirrelMail and recommends that
users unmerge the package:

# emerge --unmerge "www-apps/egroupware"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-2027
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2027

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-12

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
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 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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