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Stadtaus Form Mail Script Remote File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects file include vulnerabilities in Stadtaus' PHP Scripts

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

There is a version of Form Mail Script, a PHP script by Ralf Stadtaus,
installed on the remote host that suffers from a remote file include
vulnerability involving the 'script_root' parameter of the
'inc/formmail.inc.php' script. By leveraging this flaw, a possible hacker
may be able to view arbitrary files on the remote host or to execute
arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party hosts if PHP's
'register_globals' setting is enabled.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0083.html
http://www.stadtaus.com/forum/p-5887.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Form Mail Script version 2.4 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12735

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security.

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