bigAPE-Backup for Mambo/Joomla Tar.php mosConfig_absolute_path Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-08-21T07:03:59
ID OSVDB:28032
Type osvdb
Reporter mdx(bilkopat@hotmail.com)
Modified 2006-08-21T07:03:59

Description

Vulnerability Description

bigAPE-Backup for Mambo version 1.1 contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to Tar.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'mosConfig_absolute_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

bigAPE-Backup for Mambo version 1.1 contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to Tar.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'mosConfig_absolute_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.

References:

Vendor URL: http://mamboxchange.com/projects/bigapebackup/ Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,87736.0.html Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,79477.0.html Secunia Advisory ID:21574 Generic Exploit URL: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2225 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-3340 CVE-2006-4296 Bugtraq ID: 19616