Nodesforum pre_output.php file include

nodesforum-preoutput-file-include (57517) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Nodesforum could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the pre_output.php script 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: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Nodesforum (1.047 or later), available from the Nodesforum Web site. See References.

References:

  • Nodesforum Web site: Home of the Nodesforum.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-04-2010]: nodesforum v1.033 Remote File Inclusion Vulnerability .
  • BID-39359: Nodesforum Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-1351: Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in Nodesforum 1.033 and 1.045, when register_globals is enabled, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the (1) _nodesforum_path_from_here_to_nodesforum_folder parameter to erase_user_data.php and the (2) _nodesforum_code_path parameter to pre_output.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 63554: Nodesforum erase_user_data.php _nodesforum_path_from_here_to_nodesforum_folder Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 63555: Nodesforum pre_output.php _nodesforum_code_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
  • SA39311: Nodesforum Multiple File Inclusion Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Nodesforum Nodesforum 1.045

Reported:

Apr 04, 2010

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