Knowledge Base Mod for phpBB includes/kb_constants.php file include

kbmod-phpbb-kbconstants-file-include (26279) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Knowledge Base MOD could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the includes/kb_constants.php script using the 'module_root_path' parameter 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:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • phpBB.com Knowledge Base Web site: Knowledge Base MOD.
  • BID-17763: phpBB Knowledge Base Mod KB_constants.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2134: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in /includes/kb_constants.php in Knowledge Base Mod for PHPbb 2.0.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the module_root_path parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25262: phpBB Knowledge Base Mod kb_constants.php module_root_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA19892: phpBB Knowledge Base Mod File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • phpBB Knowledge Base MOD 2.0.2 and prior

Reported:

May 01, 2006

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