October 24, 2009

Debian Security Advisory 1919 smarty - several vulnerabilities

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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:

  • CVE-2008-4810

    The _expand_quoted_text function allows for certain restrictions in templates, like function calling and PHP execution, to be bypassed.

  • CVE-2009-1669

    The smarty_function_math function allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the equation attribute of the math function...

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