Some vulnerabilities have been reported in LimeSurvey, where some have unknown impact and one can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
1) Input passed to the "rootdir" parameter in classes/core/language.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.
This vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.52+ 20071016.
2) Some vulnerabilities are caused due to unknown errors. No further information is currently available.
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 1.53.
Solution: Update to version 1.53.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) S.W.A.T.
2) Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: 1) http://milw0rm.com/exploits/4544
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Subject: LimeSurvey File Inclusion and Unspecified Vulnerabilities
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