[SA21432] Comet WebFileManager "Language" File Inclusion Vulnerability

2006-08-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:13825
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-09T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: Comet WebFileManager "Language" File Inclusion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA21432

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21432/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Comet WebFileManger 0.x http://secunia.com/product/11284/

DESCRIPTION: Philipp Niedziela has discovered a vulnerability in Comet WebFileManager, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the "Language" parameter in CheckUpload.php is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local or external resources.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 0.9.1. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Philipp Niedziela

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.bb-pcsecurity.de/Websecurity/301/org/Cwfm-0.9.1_(Language)_Remote_File_Inclusion.htm


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