Limny preview.php file include

limny-preview-file-include (65083) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Limny could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the preview.php script using the theme 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: 5.9
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Limny 3.0.1, available from the Limny Web site. See References.


  • AutoSec Tools Web Site: Limny 3.0.0 Local File Inclusion.
  • Limny Web site: Limny .
  • CVE-2011-5210: Directory traversal vulnerability in admin/preview.php in Limny 3.0.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a ..%2F (encoded dot dot slash) in the theme parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 70747: Limny admin/preview.php theme Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • SA43124: Limny admin/preview.php Security Bypass Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Limny Limny 3.0.0


Jan 24, 2011

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