Super Simple Blog Script comments.php file include

super-simple-comments-file-include (51805) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Super Simple Blog Script could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the comments.php script using the entry 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • Super Simple Web site: Super Simple Blog Script.
  • CVE-2009-2552: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in comments.php in Super Simple Blog Script 2.5.4 allow remote attackers to overwrite, include, and execute arbitrary local files via the entry parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 55953: Super Simple Blog Script comments.php entry Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA35859: Super Simple Blog Script Two Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • TR1 Design Super Simple Blog Script 2.5.4

Reported:

Jul 17, 2009

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