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Local File Inclusion in PluXml
|Vulnerable Versions:||5.1.5 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||April 11, 2012 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||April 11, 2012|
|Vendor Fix:||April 16, 2012|
|Public Disclosure:||May 2, 2012|
|Latest Update:||April 18, 2012|
|Vulnerability Type:||PHP File Inclusion [CWE-98]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerabiliy in PluXml, which can be exploited to perform Local File Inclusion attacks.
1.1 Input passed via the "default_lang" POST parameter to /update/index.php is not properly verified before being used in include_once() function and can be exploited to include arbitrary local files.
The following PoC (Proof of Concept) demonstrates the vulnerability:
POST /update/index.php HTTP/1.1
|Upgrade to PluXml 5.1.6|
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23086 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23086 - Local File Inclusion in PluXml.|
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