October 24, 2009, 5:00 pm
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Smarty, a PHP templating engine. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
The _expand_quoted_text function allows for certain restrictions in templates, like function calling and PHP execution, to be bypassed.
The smarty_function_math function allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the equation attribute of the math function...