Debian: 2752-1: phpbb3: permissions too wide
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Andreas Beckmann discovered that phpBB, a web forum, as installed in Debian, sets incorrect permissions for cached files, allowing a malicious local user to overwrite them. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2752-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst 
September 07, 2013                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : phpbb3
Vulnerability  : permissions too wide
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: yes
Debian Bug     : 711172

Andreas Beckmann discovered that phpBB, a web forum, as installed in
Debian, sets incorrect permissions for cached files, allowing a
malicious local user to overwrite them.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.7-PL1-4+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.10-4+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your phpbb3 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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