Online Grades & Attendance GLOBALS[SKIN] file include

onlinegrades-globalsskin-file-include (50901) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Online Grades & Attendance could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. If register_globals is enabled, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request using the GLOBALS[SKIN] 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.


Base Score: 5.1
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Online Grades & Attendance Web site: Online Grades & Attendance.
  • BID-44399: Online Grades Multiple Local File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-2037: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Online Grades & Attendance 3.2.5 and earlier, and possibly 3.2.6, when register_globals is enabled, allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the (1) GLOBALS[SKIN] parameter to index.php and the (2) skin parameter to admin/admin.php.

Platforms Affected:

  • Online Grades & Attendance Online Grades & Attendance 3.2.6


Jun 02, 2009

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