Categories hierarchy module for phpBB class_template.php file include

ch-classtemplate-file-include (32193) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Categories hierarchy module for phpBB could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the class_template.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 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: 6
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • SourceForge.net: SourceForge.net: ptirhiikmods.
  • BID-22400: Categories Hierarchy Class_Template.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0809: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in includes/class_template.php in Categories hierarchy (aka CH or mod-CH) 2.1.2 in ptirhiikmods allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the phpbb_root_path parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 33722: Categories hierarchy includes/class_template.php phpbb_root_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • Categories hierarchy Categories hierarchy 2.1.2

Reported:

Feb 05, 2007

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