Wikka Wiki Method() wikka.php security bypass

wikkawiki-method-security-bypass (27226) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Wikka Wiki could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to arbitrary PHP scripts, caused by a vulnerability in the Method() function in the wikka.php script. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted URL request to the wikka.php script.


Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Wikka Wiki (1.1.6.2 or later), available from the Wikka Wiki Web site. See References.

References:

  • Wikka Wiki Web site: Wikka : WikkaReleaseNotes - Wikka 1.1.6.2.
  • Wikka Wiki Web site: Wikka: Welcome to Wikka Wiki.
  • Wikkawiki Ticket #36 (defect): Security issue with the Method() method.
  • BID-18484: Wikkawiki Method Function Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-7049: The Method method in WikkaWiki (Wikka Wiki) before 1.1.6.2 calls the strstr and strrpos functions with the wrong argument order, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and access arbitrary PHP files.
  • OSVDB ID: 26543: WikkaWiki wikka.php Method() Function Arbitrary Page Access
  • SA20628: Wikkawiki Two Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Wikka Wiki Wikka Wiki prior to 1.1.6.2

Reported:

Jun 12, 2006

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