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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2828

Global variable overwrite vulnerability in PHP-Nuke allows remote attackers to conduct remote PHP file inclusion attacks via a modified phpbb_root_path parameter to the admin scripts (1) index.php, (2) admin_ug_auth.php, (3) admin_board.php, (4) admin_disallow.php, (5) admin_forumauth.php, (6) admin_groups.php, (7) admin_ranks.php, (8) admin_styles.php, (9) admin_user_ban.php, (10) admin_words.php, (11) admin_avatar.php, (12) admin_db_utilities.php, (13) admin_forum_prune.php, (14) admin_forums.php, (15) admin_mass_email.php, (16) admin_smilies.php, (17) admin_ug_auth.php, and (18) admin_users.php, which overwrites $phpbb_root_path when the import_request_variables function is executed after $phpbb_root_path has been initialized to a static value.
Publish Date : 2006-06-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) File Inclusion
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2828

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Php-nuke EV Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Php-nuke EV 1

- References For CVE-2006-2828
BUGTRAQ 20060602 Re: Re: # MHG Security Team --- PHP NUKE All version Remote File Inc.
XF phpnuke-phpbbrootpath-fileInclude(27368)
BUGTRAQ 20060601 Re: # MHG Security Team --- PHP NUKE All version Remote File Inc.
BUGTRAQ 20060531 # MHG Security Team --- PHP NUKE All version Remote File Inc.

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2828

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