[SA21594] SportsPHool "mainnav" File Inclusion Vulnerability

2006-08-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:13981
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-21T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: SportsPHool "mainnav" File Inclusion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA21594

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21594/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: SportsPHool 1.x http://secunia.com/product/11629/

DESCRIPTION: Kacper has discovered a vulnerability in SportsPHool, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the "mainnav" parameter in includes/layout/plain.footer.php is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary PHP code by including files from local or external resources.

Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" is enabled.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.

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

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Kacper

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2227


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