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Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 10:59:07 +0100
From: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: GeSHi: Clarification about the recent security
 (non-)issues (SA32559)

Hi Christian!

On Mon, 10 Nov 2008 19:04:08 +0100 Christian Hoffmann
<> wrote:

> These are just my findings after having a quick look at the code, and
> I thought I'd shared them, just in case someone wondered (and please
> protest, if you think I'm wrong).

Thanks for posting your finding!

> JFYI: Dokuwiki and phpBB are examples of software packages, which
> bundle GeSHi. Dokuwiki passes a static string to the mentioned $path
> parameter and is not vulnerable as such. I haven't checked phpBB.

pgfouine too, but it does not override default language files path at
all (set_language_path is only called with $path == '').

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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