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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Indexu Vendors:
Indexu Include File Bug in Administrative Scripts in 'theme_path' and 'base_path' Parameters Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016331
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1767   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 19 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0.1
Description:   Khamaileon and King-Hacker reported a vulnerability in Indexu. A remote authenticated administrator can include and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Several administrative scripts do not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'theme_path' and 'base_path' parameters. A remote authenticated administrator 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.

The original advisory with demonstration exploit URLs is available at:

Impact:   A remote authenticated administrator 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.

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