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phpWebThings editor_insert_bottom Parameter Remote File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file with phpWebThings

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 web server is running phpWebThings, a PHP based photo
gallery management system.

The version of phpWebThings installed on the remote host fails to
sanitize input to the 'editor_insert_bottom' parameter before using it
in the 'core/editor.php' script to include PHP code. Provided PHP's
'register_globals' setting is enabled, an unauthenticated attacker can
exploit this issue to view arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code,
possibly taken from third-party hosts, on the remote host.

See also :

http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2811

Solution :

No patches or upgrades have been reported by the vendor at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 21178

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Justin Seitz

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