phpWebSite modsecurity.php could be used to include remote PHP files

phpwebsite-modsecurity-file-include (10164) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

phpWebSite could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the modsecurity.php script that specifies a malicious PHP file from a remote system as a parameter, which would allow the attacker to execute code on the vulnerable Web server.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of phpWebSite (0.8.3 or later), available from the phpWebSite Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Appalachian State University modsecurity.php prior to 1.11
  • Appalachian State University phpWebSite Stable - 0.8.2

Reported:

Sep 22, 2002

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