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CVE-2006-4191 Detail


Directory traversal vulnerability in memcp.php in XMB (Extreme Message Board) 1.9.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via directory traversal sequences in the langfilenew parameter, as demonstrated by injecting PHP sequences into an Apache HTTP Server log file, which is then included by header.php.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/16/2006

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires that the "magic_quotes" parameter is disabled.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from XMB (12/11/2008)

XMB versions 1.9.8 and later were checked and are not vulnerable.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source MISC External Source SREASON 1411 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20060813 XMB <= 1.9.6 Final basename()/'langfilenew' arbitrary local inclusion / remote commands execution External Source BID 19494 Exploit External Source BID 19501 External Source XF xmb-memcp-file-include(28356) External Source EXPLOIT-DB 2178

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