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Owl Intranet Engine xrms_file_root Parameter Remote File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read /etc/passwd via Owl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that suffers from a remote
file include vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Owl Intranet Engine, a web-based document
management system written in PHP.

The version of Owl Intranet Engine on the remote host fails to
sanitize user-supplied input to the 'xrms_file_root' parameter of the
'lib/OWL_API.php' script before using it in a PHP 'require_once'
function. 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://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/owl_082_xpl.pl

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: 17021

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

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