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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for smarty3 (DLA-2995-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 months ago

Modified

Modified

3 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'smarty3' package(s) announced via the DLA-2995-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Smarty3, a template engine for PHP, allowed template authors to run restricted static php methods. The same authors could also run arbitrary PHP code by crafting a malicious math string. If a math string was passed through as user provided data to the math function, remote users were able to run arbitrary PHP code as well.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'smarty3' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 3.1.31+20161214.1.c7d42e4+selfpack1-2+deb9u5. We recommend that you upgrade your smarty3 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)