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ACal path Parameter Remote File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read /etc/passwd using ACal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
remote file include issue.

Description :

The remote host is running ACal, an open-source, web-based event
calendar written in PHP.

The version of ACal installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'path' parameter of the 'embed/day.php'
script before using it in PHP 'include()' functions. Provided PHP's
'register_globals' setting is enabled, an unauthenticated attacker may
be able to exploit this issue to view arbitrary files on the remote
host or to execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party
hosts.

See also :

http://milw0rm.com/exploits/1763

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17886

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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