dotCMS index.dot and macros_detail.dot file include
|dotcms-index-macrosdetail-file-include (44491)||Medium Risk|
dotCMS could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.dot and macros_detail.dot scripts using the id parameter to specify a malicious file from the local system, which could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.
Note: In order to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code, the attacker would first be required to upload a malicious file or inject arbitrary commands into an existing file.
Upgrade to the latest version of dotCMS (1.6.5 rc1 or later), available from the dotCMS Web site. See References.
- BID-30703: dotCMS 'id' Parameter Multiple Local File Include Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-3708: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in dotCMS 184.108.40.206 allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the id parameter to (1) news/index.dot and (2) getting_started/macros/macros_detail.dot.
- OSVDB ID: 47548: dotCMS news/index.dot id Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
- OSVDB ID: 47549: dotCMS getting_started/macros/macros_detail.dot id Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
- SA31516: dotCMS Two File Disclosure Vulnerabilities
- dotCMS dotCMS 1.6
Aug 15, 2008
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