ThE TiGeR has discovered a vulnerability in Linksnet Newsfeed, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information or to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed to the "dirpath_linksnet_newsfeed" parameter in linksnet_newsfeed/linksnet_linkslog_rss.php is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local or external resources.
Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" is enabled.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.
Provided and/or discovered by: ThE TiGeR
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3923
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