Vulnerability CVE-2006-2828


Published: 2006-06-05   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Global variable overwrite vulnerability in PHP-Nuke allows remote attackers to conduct remote PHP file inclusion attacks via a modified phpbb_root_path parameter to the admin scripts (1) index.php, (2) admin_ug_auth.php, (3) admin_board.php, (4) admin_disallow.php, (5) admin_forumauth.php, (6) admin_groups.php, (7) admin_ranks.php, (8) admin_styles.php, (9) admin_user_ban.php, (10) admin_words.php, (11) admin_avatar.php, (12) admin_db_utilities.php, (13) admin_forum_prune.php, (14) admin_forums.php, (15) admin_mass_email.php, (16) admin_smilies.php, (17) admin_ug_auth.php, and (18) admin_users.php, which overwrites $phpbb_root_path when the import_request_variables function is executed after $phpbb_root_path has been initialized to a static value.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
PHP NUKE All version Remote File Inc.
nukedx
06.06.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Php-nuke -> EV 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1040
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435407/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435611/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435705/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27368

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