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[SA16929] ContentServ "ctsWebsite" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Mon Sep 26 2005 - 10:24:51 CDT


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TITLE:
ContentServ "ctsWebsite" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16929

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16929/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
ContentServ 3.x
http://secunia.com/product/5761/

DESCRIPTION:
qobaiashi has reported a vulnerability in ContentServ, which can be
exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

Input passed to the "ctsWebsite" parameter in "admin/about.php" isn't
properly verified, before it is used to include files. This can be
exploited to include arbitrary files from local resources.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 3.1. Other versions
may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
qobaiashi

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