ACal Calendar day.php file include

acal-day-file-include (26278) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

ACal Calendar 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 embed/day.php script using the 'path' parameter to specify a malicious PHP file from the local or a remote system, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • ACal Calendar Web site: SourceForge.net: ACal Calendar.
  • BID-17886: ACal Day.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2261: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in day.php in ACal 2.2.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the path parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25340: ACal embed/day.php path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA20041: ACal "path" File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • ACal Calendar ACal Calendar 2.2.6

Reported:

May 07, 2006

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