PHP Address allows remote attacker to include remote PHP files

phpaddress-include-remote-files (9379) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PHP Address could allow a remote attacker to include malicious PHP files, if the "allow_url_fopen" and "register_globals" variables are set to "On". A remote attacker can include malicious PHP files by sending a specially-crafted request and specifying a malicious PHP file on a remote system as a parameter.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PHP Address (0.2f or later), available from the PHP Address Web page. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Chris Huebsch PHP Address prior to 0.2f

Reported:

Jun 17, 2002

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