miniBB whosOnline.php absolute_path Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-07-21T23:58:06
ID OSVDB:28676
Type osvdb
Reporter KaBaRa.HaCk .eGy(), AG Spider(ag-spider@hotmail.com)
Modified 2006-07-21T23:58:06

Description

Vulnerability Description

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

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

Manual Testing Notes

http://[target]/whosOnline.php?absolute_path=[shellcode]?

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.minibb.net/ Security Tracker: 1016558 Related OSVDB ID: 28674 Related OSVDB ID: 28675 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-07/0369.html ISS X-Force ID: 27905 CVE-2006-3955 Bugtraq ID: 19095