Comdev Web Blogger adminfoot.php path[docroot] Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-10-19T08:48:56
ID OSVDB:29846
Type osvdb
Reporter Disfigure()
Modified 2006-10-19T08:48:56

Description

Vulnerability Description

Web Blogger contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to adminfoot.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'path[docroot]' 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.

Technical Description

This vulnerability is only present when the register_globals PHP option is set to 'on'. This has not been the default setting for PHP installs since version 4.2.0 (22-Apr-2002).

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s):

Ensure that 'register_globals' is set to 'Off'.

Short Description

Web Blogger contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to adminfoot.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'path[docroot]' 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://www.comdevweb.com/blogger.php Secunia Advisory ID:22433 ISS X-Force ID: 29220 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-4102 CVE-2006-5441