The Merchant index.php file include

themerchant-index-file-include (33968) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Merchant could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.php script using the show 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: 6.3
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • The Merchant Web site: SourceForge.net: The Merchant.
  • BID-23707: The Merchant Index.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2424: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in help/index.php in The Merchant (themerchant) 2.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the show parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 35503: The Merchant help/index.php show Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA24883: The Merchant "show" File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • The Merchant The Merchant 2.2 and prior

Reported:

Apr 29, 2007

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