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phNNTP Include File Flaw in 'file_newsportal' Parameter Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016668
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-4103   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 9 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phNNTP. A remote user can include and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The 'article-raw.php' script does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'file_newsportal' 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:


Tr_ZiNDaN 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:   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

Subject:  phNNTP <= 1.3 (article-raw.php) Remote File Include Vulnerability

phNNTP v1.3 Remote File Inclusion

CreW: ToxiC
Source Code:

Problem Is:

Page Affect:

Declare file_newsportal


Greatz: WolfSecurtyTeam,EL_MuHaMMED,CyberWolf...


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