60cycleCMS DOCUMENT_ROOT file include

60cyclecms-documentroot-file-include (57873) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


60cycleCMS could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the news.php, submitComment.php and sqlConnect.php scripts using the DOCUMENT_ROOT 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: 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


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • 60cycle.net Web site: 60cycleCMS.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-15-2010]: 60cycleCMS v2.5.2 (DOCUMENT_ROOT) Multiple Local File Inclusion Vulnerability .
  • BID-39473: 60cycleCMS 'DOCUMENT_ROOT' Parameter Multiple Local File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-1951: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in 60cycleCMS allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via directory traversal sequences in the DOCUMENT_ROOT parameter to (1) news.php, (2) submitComment.php, and (3) sqlConnect.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 64734: 60cycleCMS news.php DOCUMENT_ROOT Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 64735: 60cycleCMS submitComment.php DOCUMENT_ROOT Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • OSVDB ID: 64736: 60cycleCMS sqlConnect.php DOCUMENT_ROOT Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • David van Geest 60cycleCMS 2.5.2


Apr 15, 2010

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