Andy`s Chat register.php file include

andyschat-register-file-include (27187) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Andy's Chat could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to register.php script using the 'action' parameter to specify a malicious file from a remote system, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jun 15 2006 - 07:24:54 CDT: Andys Chat 4.5 (action) Remote File Inclusion.
  • Webmaster-Forum Web site: Andy's Chat.
  • CVE-2006-7036: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in register.php for Andys Chat 4.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the action parameter. NOTE: this issue was announced by an unreliable researcher, but the vendor is no longer distributing the product, so the original claims can not be evaluated.
  • OSVDB ID: 27501: Andys Chat register.php action Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • Matthias Nitzschke Andy's Chat 4.5

Reported:

Jun 15, 2006

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