PhpGedView module.php file include
|phpgedview-module-file-include (64733)||Medium Risk|
PhpGedView could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. If magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the module.php script using the pgvaction 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.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the PhpGedView SVN Repository. See References.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [11-05-2011]: PhpGedView <= 4.2.3 Local File Inclusion Vulnerability.
- PhpGedView SVN Repository: PhpGedView.
- PhpGedView Web page: PhpGedView .
- BID-45674: PhpGedView 'pgvaction' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-0405: Directory traversal vulnerability in module.php in PhpGedView 4.2.3 and possibly other versions, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in the pgvaction parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 70295: PhpGedView module.php pgvaction Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
- SA42786: PhpGedView pgvaction Local File Inclusion Vulnerability
- PhpGedView PhpGedView 4.2.3
Jan 05, 2011
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