Advisories ยป MGASA-2014-0468

Updated php-smarty packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 21 Nov 2014
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 3
CVE: CVE-2012-4437 , CVE-2014-8350


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the SmartyException class in
Smarty (aka smarty-php) before 3.1.12 allows remote attackers to inject
arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors that trigger a Smarty
exception (CVE-2012-4437).

Smarty before 3.1.21 allows remote attackers to bypass the secure mode
restrictions and execute arbitrary PHP code as demonstrated by
"{literal}<{/literal}script language=php>" in a template (CVE-2014-8350).