Sugar Suite modules directory file include

sugarsuite-modules-file-include (26451) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

SugarCRM's Sugar Suite could allow a remote attacker to include malicious files. If 'register_globals' is enabled and .htaccess files are not accepted, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to multiple scripts in the modules directory using the 'sugarEntry' parameter and other parameters to specify a malicious file from a remote or local system, which would allow the attacker to bypass security restrictions and execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Sugar Suite (4.2.0b or later), available from the Sugar Suite Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun May 14 2006 - 21:17:49 CDT: Sugar Suite Open Source <= 4.2 "OptimisticLock!" arbitrary remote inclusion exploit.
  • SugarCRM - CRM Software: SugarSuite 4.0 Beta.
  • BID-17987: Sugar Suite Open Source Multiple Remote and Local File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2460: Sugar Suite Open Source (SugarCRM) 4.2 and earlier, when register_globals is enabled, does not protect critical variables such as $_GLOBALS and $_SESSION from modification, which allows remote attackers to conduct attacks such as directory traversal or PHP remote file inclusion, as demonstrated by modifying the GLOBALS[sugarEntry] parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25532: Sugar Suite Multiple Script sugarEntry Global Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA20072: Sugar Suite "sugarEntry" Parameter Security Bypass
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016087: Sugar Suite `sugarEntry` Globals Entry Lets Remote Users Include and Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • SugarCRM Sugar Suite 4.2 and prior

Reported:

May 14, 2006

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