a6MamboCredits component for Mambo admin.a6mambocredits.php file include

a6mambocredits-admin-file-include (28443) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

a6MamboCredits component for Mambo could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the administrator/components/com_a6mambocredits/admin.a6mambocredits.php script using the mosConfig_live_site parameter to specify a malicious file from a remote system, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • active6 Mambo Web site: a6MamboCredits.
  • BID-19581: Mambo A6MamboCredits Component Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-4288: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in admin.a6mambocredits.php in the a6mambocredits component (com_a6mambocredits) 2.0.0 and earlier for Mambo allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the mosConfig_live_site parameter. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 27991: a6MamboCredits for Mambo admin.a6mambocredits.php mosConfig_live_site Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA21540: Mambo a6MamboCredits Component File Inclusion Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016716: a6MamboCredits Include File Bug in `mosConfig_live_site` Parameter Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • Active6 Mambo a6MamboCredits component for Mambo 1.0.0 and prior

Reported:

Aug 17, 2006

The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this

Return to the main page

* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

About IBM Internet Security Systems

IBM Internet Security Systems is a trusted security advisor to thousands of the world's leading businesses and governments, helping to provide pre-emptive protection for networks, desktops and servers. The IBM Proventia? integrated security platform is designed to automatically protect against both known and unknown threats, helping to keep networks up and running and shield customers from online attacks before they impact business assets. IBM Internet Security Systems products and services are based on the proactive security intelligence of its X-Force? research and development team ? an unequivocal world authority in vulnerability and threat research. The IBM Internet Security Systems product line is also complemented by comprehensive Managed Security Services and Professional Security Services. For more information, visit the IBM Internet Security Systems Web site at www.iss.net or call 800-776-2362.