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WEBInsta CMS templates_dir Parameter Remote File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file using WEBInsta CMS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to a
remote file include attack.

Description :

The remote host is running WEBInsta CMS, a content management system
written in PHP.

The version of WEBInsta CMS installed on the remote host fails to
sanitize user-supplied input to the 'templates_dir' parameter of the
'index.php' script before using it to include PHP code. Regardless of
PHP's 'register_globals' setting, an unauthenticated attacker may be
able to exploit these flaws to view arbitrary files on the remote host
or to execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party
hosts.

See also :

http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/2175
http://my.opera.com/atomo64/blog/show.dml/443167

Solution :

Upgrade to Webinsta CMS version 0.4.0a or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19489

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

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