dotWidget CMS multiple scripts file include

dotwidget-multiple-file-include (27327) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

dotWidget CMS could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the showcatpicks.php, showarticle.php, authors.php, articles.php, index.php, categories.php or editconfig.php script using the 'file_path', 'admin_header_file' or 'admin_footer_file' 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, Fri Jun 16 2006 - 12:34:10 CDT: file include exploits in dotwidgeta Version 2.
  • dotWidget Web site: dotWidget CMS.
  • BID-18479: DotWidget For Articles Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-7052: Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) 0.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL in the (1) file_path parameter to (a) index.php, (b) showcatpicks.php, and (c) showarticle.php; and the (2) admin_header_file and (3) admin_footer_file parameters to (d) admin/authors.php, (e) admin/index.php, (f) admin/categories.php, (g) admin/editconfig.php, and (h) admin/articles.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 45267: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) index.php file_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45268: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) showcatpicks.php file_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45269: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) showarticle.php file_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45270: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) admin/authors.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45271: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) admin/index.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45272: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) admin/categories.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45273: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) admin/editconfig.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 45274: DotWidget For Articles (dotwidgeta) admin/articles.php Multiple Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • DotWidget dotWidget CMS 2.0

Reported:

Jun 16, 2006

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