MantisBT <=1.2.3 (db_type) Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

ID 1337DAY-ID-15188
Type zdt
Reporter LiquidWorm
Modified 2010-12-16T00:00:00


Exploit for php platform in category web applications

                                            Vendor: MantisBT Group
Product web page:
Version affected: <1.2.4
Summary: MantisBT is a free popular web-based bugtracking system. It is written in the PHP
scripting language and works with MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL databases and a webserver.
MantisBT has been installed on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, OS/2, and others. Almost any web
browser should be able to function as a client. It is released under the terms of the GNU
General Public License (GPL).
Desc: Mantis Bug Tracker suffers from a local file inlcusion/disclosure (LFI/FD) vulnerability
when input passed thru the "db_type" parameter (GET & POST) to upgrade_unattended.php script is
not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include files
from local resources with directory traversal attacks and URL encoded NULL bytes.
--> library/adodb/
4110: $file = ADODB_DIR."/drivers/adodb-".$db.".inc.php";
4111: @include_once($file);
Tested on: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 (English)
           Debian GNU/Linux (squeeze)
           Apache 2.2.14 (Win32)
           MySQL 5.1.41
           PHP 5.3.1
Vulnerability discovered by: Gjoko 'LiquidWorm' Krstic
                             liquidworm gmail com
                             Zero Science Lab -
Advisory ID: ZSL-2010-4984
Advisory URL:
Vendor Advisory URL:
 Dork: Copyright+MantisBT Group
 LFI/FD: http://[MANTIS_ROOT_HOST]/admin/upgrade_unattended.php?db_type=..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2fboot.ini%00

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