Vulnerability CVE-2006-2516


Published: 2006-05-22   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
mainfile.php in XOOPS 2.0.13.2 and earlier, when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to overwrite variables such as $xoopsOption['nocommon'] and conduct directory traversal attacks or include PHP files via (1) xoopsConfig[language] to misc.php or (2) xoopsConfig[theme_set] to index.php, as demonstrated by injecting PHP sequences into a log file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
XOOPS <= 2.0.13.2 \'xoopsOption[nocommon]\' exploit
rgod autistici o...
24.05.2006

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.1/10
6.4/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Xoops -> Xoops 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/934
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/434698/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18061
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1895
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/1811

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