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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Plume CMS Vendors:
Plume CMS Include File Bug in 'manager_path' Parameter Permits Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016165
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-2645   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 25 2009
Original Entry Date:  May 26 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0.3
Description:   Beford reported a vulnerability in Plume CMS. A remote user can include and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The 'manager/frontinc/prepend.php' script does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'manager_path' parameter. A remote user can supply a specially crafted URL to cause the target system to include and execute arbitrary PHP code from a remote location. The PHP code, including operating system commands, will run with the privileges of the target web service.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:


Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary PHP code and operating system commands on the target system with the privileges of the target web service.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 26 May 2006 11:50:15 -0500
Subject:  Plume CMS Remote File Include

Vendor: Plume CMS
Vuln: Remote File Include
Discovered: beford <xbefordx gmail com>

Vulnerable File/Code


include_once $_PX_config['manager_path'].'/conf/config.php';

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