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Coppermine Photo Gallery f Parameter Remote File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for f parameter remote file include vulnerability in Coppermine Photo Gallery

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The installed version of Coppermine Photo Gallery fails to sanitize
user input to the 'f' parameter in the 'docs/showdoc.php' script
before using it in a PHP 'include()' function. An unauthenticated
attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to view arbitrary files or
to execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party hosts.

Note that successful exploitation either requires that the remote host
be running Windows or that it have some type of Samba share.

See also :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/cpg_143_adv.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425387/30/0/threaded
http://coppermine-gallery.net/forum/index.php?topic=28062.0

Solution :

Patch the affected script as recommended in the vendor advisory
referenced above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16718

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

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