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phpmyProfiler 'functions.php' Include File Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016980
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5186   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 5 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.9.6b
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phpmyProfiler. A remote user can include and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The 'functions.php' script does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'pmp_rel_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:


mozi (mozi2weed at reported this vulnerability.

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:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.9.6b), available at:

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

Subject:  phpMyProfiler remote file include

# Author: mozi
# phpMyProfiler Remote File Inclusion Vulnerability
# Greetz: Raver #phpfreaks
require_once($pmp_rel_path . '/include/PEAR/HTTP.php');
PS:Whitehat aia de pe undernet sug pula!!!  Lameri boratzi 
#phpfreaks rulz
# heh tnx


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