Simple Accessible XHTML Online News (SAXON) template parameter file include

saxon-template-file-include (34429) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

SAXON could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the news.php, preview.php and the archive-display.php scripts using the template 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:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun May 20 2007 - 02:32:52 CDT : Simple Accessible XHTML Online News v4.6 Remote File Include Exploit.
  • Quirm.net: Saxon Overview.
  • CVE-2007-2861: Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in Simple Accessible XHTML Online News (SAXON) 4.6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the template parameter to (1) news.php, (2) preview.php, or (3) archive-display.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 38353: SAXON news.php template Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 38354: SAXON preview.php template Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 38355: SAXON archive-display.php template Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • CMS & Design SAXON 4.6

Reported:

May 20, 2007

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