Dokeos /testheaderpage.php and /resourcelinker.inc.php file include

dokeos-multiple-file-include (25740) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Dokeos Learning Management System could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the claroline/exercice/testheaderpage.php script or to the claroline/resourcelinker/resourcelinker.inc.php script using the 'rootSys' or 'clarolineRepositorySys' parameters to specify a malicious PHP file from a remote system, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the current version of Dokeos (version 1.6.4) or Dokeos Community Release (version 2.0.3) available from the Dokeos Learning Management System Web site. See References.

References:

  • Dokeos Forum, Wed Apr 05, 2006 6:45 pm: [Fixed Dokeos 1.6.4] is it a security problem ?.
  • Dokeos Learning Management System Web site: Dokeos Open Source e-Learning.
  • CVE-2006-2286: Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in claro_init_global.inc.php in Dokeos 1.6.3 and earlier, and Dokeos community release 2.0.3, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the (1) rootSys and (2) clarolineRepositorySys parameters, and possibly the (3) lang_path, (4) extAuthSource, (5) thisAuthSource, (6) main_configuration_file_path, (7) phpDigIncCn, and (8) drs parameters to (a) testheaderpage.php and (b) resourcelinker.inc.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 24508: Dokeos testheaderpage.php rootSys Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 27761: Dokeos claro_init_global.inc.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA19576: Dokeos File Inclusion Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-1303: Dokeos rootSys and clarolineRepositorySys File Inclusion Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Dokeos Dokeos 1.6.3 and prior
  • Dokeos Dokeos Community Release 2.0.2 and prior

Reported:

Apr 05, 2006

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