27164 : Phorum pm.php template Parameter Local File Inclusion
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Phorum contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to include arbitrary files from local resources. The issue is due to 'pm.php' not properly sanitizing user input supplied to the 'template' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject arbitrary PHP code into the web logs before including the log via the vulnerable script.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related


Upgrade to version 5.1.15 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): Disable register_globals PHP option.





CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-07-18 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_1 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0


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