TR Newsportal poll.php file include

trnewsportal-poll-file-include (26439) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


TR Newsportal could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the poll.php script using the 'file_newsportal' parameter to specify a malicious PHP file from a remote system, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of TR Newsportal (0.37 or later), available from the TR Newsportal Web site. See References.


  • TR Newsportal Web site: TR Newsportal.
  • BID-18000: NewsPortal Remote PHP Script Code Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2557: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in extras/poll/poll.php in Florian Amrhein NewsPortal before 0.37, and TR Newsportal (TRanx rebuilded), allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the file_newsportal parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25531: TR Newsportal poll.php file_newsportal Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 25577: Florian Amrhein NewsPortal poll.php Remote File Inclusion
  • SA20119: TR Newsportal "file_newsportal" Parameter File Inclusion Vulnerability
  • SA20128: NewsPortal Cross-Site Scripting and File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • Tranx TR Newsportal 0.36tr1


May 15, 2006

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