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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   myPHPNuke Vendors:   myphpnuke.com
myPHPNuke 'phptonuke.php' Script Access Control Bug Discloses Files to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1005433
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1005433
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 16 2002
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   An information disclosure vulnerability was reported in myPHPNuke. A remote user can view files on the system.

It is reported that a remote user can exploit the "phptonuke.php" script to view files located on the system. A demonstration exploit URL is provided:

http://[targethost]/phptonuke.php?filnavn=/etc/passwd

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the system that are located outside of the document directory.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.myphpnuke.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  phptonuke allows Remote File Retrieving


The file "phptonuke.php" from myphpnuke allows Remote File Retrieving.

Exploit Example:
http://website.com/phptonuke.php?filnavn=/etc/passwd


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