UBB.threads addpost_newpoll.php "thispath" file include

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of UBB.threads (6.5.3 or later), available from the UBB.threads Web site. See References.

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 6.5.1.1 (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

Reported:

May 22, 2006

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