'phpMoneyBooks' Local File Inclusion (CVE-2012-1669)

2012-04-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27907
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-04-09T00:00:00

Description

'phpMoneyBooks' Local File Inclusion (CVE-2012-1669) Mark Stanislav - mark.stanislav@gmail.com

I. DESCRIPTION

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

II. TESTED VERSION

1.0.2

III. PoC EXPLOIT

http://localhost/phpMoneyBooks102/index.php?module=../../../../../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 1.0.3 or above.

VI. REFERENCES

http://phpmoneybooks.com/ http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1669

VII. TIMELINE

02/29/2012 - Initial vendor disclosure 03/01/2012 - Vendor patched and released an updated version 03/22/2012 - Public disclosure