[SA21582] PHlyMail Lite "_PM_[path][handler]" File Inclusion Vulnerability

2006-08-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:13983
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-21T00:00:00

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TITLE: PHlyMail Lite "PM[path][handler]" File Inclusion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA21582

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21582/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: PHlyMail Lite 3.x http://secunia.com/product/5520/

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

Input passed to the "PM[path][handler]" parameter in handlers/email/mod.listmail.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 3.4.4 (Build 3.04.04). Other versions may also be affected.

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

Set "register_globals" to "Off".

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Kacper

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2211


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