ezContents module.php file include

ezcontents-module-file-include (14199) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


ezContents could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the module.php script using a modified link parameter to specify a malicious file from a remote system, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.


Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of ezContents (2.0.3 or later), available from the ezContents Web site. See References.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sat Jan 10 2004 - 11:13:58 CST: Remote Code Execution in ezContents.
  • ezContents Web site: ezContents.
  • BID-9396: VisualShapers EZContents Module.PHP Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0070: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in module.php for ezContents allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by modifying the link parameter to reference a URL on a remote web server that contains the code.
  • OSVDB ID: 6878: ezContents module.php Arbitrary Command Execution
  • SA10604: ezContents "link" Parameter Arbitrary File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.4.5
  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.40
  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.41
  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.42
  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.43
  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.44
  • VisualShapers ezContents 1.45 beta
  • VisualShapers ezContents 2.0 rc1
  • VisualShapers ezContents 2.0 rc3
  • VisualShapers ezContents 2.0 rc2
  • VisualShapers ezContents 2.0.1


Jan 10, 2004

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