UBB.threads addpost_newpoll.php "thispath" file include

ubbthreads-thispath-file-include (26596) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


UBB.threads could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the addpost_newpoll.php script using the "thispath" 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 UBB.threads (6.5.3 or later), available from the UBB.threads Web site. See References.


  • ubbcentral Web site: UBB.threads Message Board.
  • BID-18075: UBB.threads Addpost_newpoll.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2568: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in addpost_newpoll.php in UBB.threads 6.4 through 6.5.2 and (trial) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the thispath parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25714: UBB.threads addpost_newpoll.php thispath Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA20242: UBB.threads "thispath" Parameter File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • InfoPop UBB.threads 6.4.x and prior


May 22, 2006

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