Mustafa Can Bjorn has reported a vulnerability in the Activity Mod Plus module for phpBB, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed to the "phpbb_root_path" parameter in "language/lang_english/lang_activity.php" isn't properly verified, before it is used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from external and local resources.
The "lang_activity_char.php" script is reportedly also affected.
Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" is enabled.
Solution: Apply code changes as instructed by the vendor.
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Subject: phpBB Activity Mod Plus Module "phpbb_root_path" File Inclusion
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