TR Newsportal poll.php file include

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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

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

Reported:

May 15, 2006

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