Plume CMS prepend.php file include

plumecms-prepend-file-include (24697) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Plume CMS could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. If register_globals is enabled, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the prepend.php script using the '_PX_config[manager_path]' parameter to specify a malicious PHP file from a remote or local system, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.


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 Plume CMS (1.0.4 or later), available from the Plume CMS Web site. See References.


  • Plume CMS Web site: Download Plume CMS - PLUME CMS.
  • BID-16662: Plume CMS Prepend.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-0725: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in prepend.php in Plume CMS 1.0.2, when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to include arbitrary files via a URL in the _PX_config[manager_path] parameter. NOTE: this is a different executable and affected version than CVE-2006-2645.
  • OSVDB ID: 23204: Plume CMS prepend.php _PX_config[manager_path] Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA18883: Plume CMS prepend.php File Inclusion Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1015624: Plume CMS Include File Error in `prepend.php` Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands

Platforms Affected:

  • Plume CMS Plume CMS 1.0.2


Feb 15, 2006

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