Global variable overwrite vulnerability in maincore.php in PHP-Fusion 6.01.4 and earlier uses the extract function on the superglobals, which allows remote attackers to conduct SQL injection attacks via the _SERVER[REMOTE_ADDR] parameter to news.php.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" and "magic_quotes_gpc" are disabled.
This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release:
PHP-Fusion, PHP_Fusion, 6.01.5
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20060907 PHPFusion <= 6.01.4 extract()/_SERVER[REMOTE_ADDR] sql injection
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