FlashBB getmsg.php file include

flashbb-getmsg-file-include (27385) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

FlashBB could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the getmsg.php script using the phpbb_root_path 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:

  • FlashBB Web site: FlashBB - Flash bulletin board built on the phpBB engine (a Flash skin for phpBB). v.1.1.5 - works with vBulletin, too!.
  • BID-18456: FlashBB Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-7032: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in phpbb/getmsg.php in FlashBB 1.1.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL in the phpbb_root_path parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 37338: FlashBB phpbb/getmsg.php phpbb_root_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • FlashBB FlashBB 1.15 and prior

Reported:

Jun 17, 2006

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