Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2752-1 phpbb3 -- permissions too wide
- Date Reported:
- 07 Sep 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 711172.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-5724.
- More information:
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.