A vulnerability has been discovered in GBook, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed to the "abspath" parameter in includes/header.php is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local and remote resources.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires that "register_globals" is enabled and "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.
This vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.0. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.
Provided and/or discovered by: k3vin mitnick
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/7955
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