phpRaid root_path file include

phpraid-rootpath-file-include (26346) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

phpRaid could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. If the phpBB portal is active, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the auth/auth_phpbb.php or auth/auth_phpbb script, using the 'phpbb_root_path' parameter or if the SMF portal is active, to the auth/auth.php or auth/auth_SMF script using the 'smf_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:

Upgrade to the latest version of phpRaid (3.0.b4 or later), available from the phpRaid Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon May 08 2006 - 05:06:37 CDT: [Kurdish Security # 4] phpRaid Remote File Include Vulnerability (PHPBB).
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon May 08 2006 - 05:08:07 CDT: [Kurdish Security # 5] phpRaid Remote File Include [SMF].
  • SpiffyJr.com: phpRaid.
  • BID-17875: PHPRaid Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2283: Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in SpiffyJr phpRaid 2.9.5 through 3.0.b3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the phpbb_root_path parameter in (1) auth.php and (2) auth_phpbb when the phpBB portal is enabled, and via a URL in the smf_root_path parameter in (3) auth.php and (4) auth_SMF when the SMF portal is enabled.
  • OSVDB ID: 25358: phpRaid auth.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA20027: phpRaid "phpbb_root_path" File Inclusion Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-1726: phpRaid phpbb_root_path Parameter Handling File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • SpiffyJr.com phpRaid 2.9.5 - 3.0.b3

Reported:

May 07, 2006

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