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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Vortex Blog AKA vBlog Vendors:   Vortex Blog AKA vBlog
Vortex Blog AKA vBlog Include File Flaw in 'cfgProgDir' Parameter Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017204
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6586   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 30 2008
Original Entry Date:  Nov 9 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): C12_a0.1_nonfunc
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Vortex Blog AKA vBlog. A remote user can include and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The 'admin/auth/secure.php' and 'admin/auth/checklogin.php' scripts not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'cfgProgDir' 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.

Some demonstration exploit URLs are provided:



Dr.Pantagon discovered this vulnerabilty.

The original advisory is available at:

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.

[Editor's note: The vendor notes that this version is a non-functioning release.]

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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