Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2010 22:12:17 +0200 From: Christoph Thiel <ct@....org> To: Morten Shearman Kirkegaard <morten@...elingp.dk> Cc: Florian Streibelt <gentoo@...treibelt.de>, oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Michael Fleming <mfleming+rpm@...tfleminggent.com>, Mads Martin Joergensen <mmj@....dk>, Ben Schmidt <mail_ben_schmidt@...oo.com.au> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- mlmmj -- Directory traversal flaw by editing and saving list entries via php-admin web interface On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 10:42:25AM +0200, Morten Shearman Kirkegaard wrote: > CC'ing Christoph Thiel (mlmmj-php-admin author) and Ben Schmidt (current > mlmmj maintainer). > > On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 19:41 +0200, Florian Streibelt wrote: > > when I reported the bug I had no time to further investigate and I think I > > did not report upstream because of lack of time at that point and later > > forgot - which is sad. > > Yeah, well, things like that happen. Would you agree that the attached > patch fixes the vulnerability? > > Using a list of known-good-characters would be nice, but dot happens to > be a valid character in a list name. > > > The php webinterface is a third-party development for mlmmj but part of the > > official release. > > I know that this is just semantics, but... While it is true that the > mlmmj-php-admin web interface is distributed along with mlmmj, it is not > a part of mlmmj itself, but is located in the contribs directory. Thanks for bringing this up. I haven't used the mlmmj-php-admin in years, but from looking at the patch that was proposed by Morten, I think it fixes the issues and should be shipped! Who is taking care of commiting this to mlmmj? Is there any embargo involved? Best Christoph
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