Spider Friendly for phpBB admin/modules_data.php phpbb_root_path Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-10-30T04:48:59
ID OSVDB:30160
Type osvdb
Reporter Kacper(kacper1964@yahoo.pl)
Modified 2006-10-30T04:48:59

Description

Vulnerability Description

Spider Friendly for phpBB contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to admin/modules_data.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'phpbb_root_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

Spider Friendly for phpBB contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to admin/modules_data.php not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'phpbb_root_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.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.przemo.org/phpBB2/ Secunia Advisory ID:22630 ISS X-Force ID: 29899 Generic Exploit URL: http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/2686 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-4290 CVE-2006-5665 Bugtraq ID: 20844