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Bug 270494 (CVE-2009-1669) - <dev-php/smarty-2.6.23 Arbitrary command execution (CVE-2009-1669)
Summary: <dev-php/smarty-2.6.23 Arbitrary command execution (CVE-2009-1669)
Alias: CVE-2009-1669
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B1 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-05-19 21:25 UTC by Alex Legler (RETIRED)
Modified: 2010-06-02 21:21 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-05-19 21:25:47 UTC
CVE-2009-1669 (
  The smarty_function_math function in libs/plugins/function.math.php
  in Smarty 2.6.22 allows context-dependent attackers to execute
  arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the equation attribute
  of the math function.  NOTE: some of these details are obtained from
  third party information.
Comment 1 Tobias Scherbaum (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-20 16:57:05 UTC
Smarty-2.6.24 has been released meanwhile, which is now added to cvs.

Candidate for stabilization:
Comment 2 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-20 18:39:13 UTC
Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 hppa ppc ppc64 sparc x86"
Comment 3 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-21 01:40:21 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 4 Christian Faulhammer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-22 12:44:46 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 5 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2009-05-22 22:46:40 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 6 Tobias Klausmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-24 13:35:04 UTC
Stable on alpha.
Comment 7 Brent Baude (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-25 16:06:20 UTC
ppc64 done
Comment 8 Brent Baude (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-25 16:06:26 UTC
ppc done
Comment 9 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-06-02 16:46:01 UTC
alpha/sparc stable
Comment 10 Tobias Heinlein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-06-03 18:16:41 UTC
GLSA together with bug 212147, bug 213320, and bug 243856.
Comment 11 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2010-06-02 21:21:51 UTC
GLSA 201006-13