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Pivot "refkey" File Deletion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-03-18    Last Update:  2009-03-23    Views:  3,850

Secunia Advisory SA34302

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in Pivot, which can be exploited by malicious people to delete certain files.

Input passed to the "refkey" parameter in extensions/bbclone_tools/count.php is not properly sanitised before being used to delete files. This can be exploited to delete files with the permissions of the web server via directory traversal sequences passed within the "refkey" parameter.

NOTE: Users with the "Advanced" user level are able to include and execute uploaded PHP code via the "pivot_path" parameter in extensions/bbclone_tools/getkey.php when extensions/bbclone_tools/hr_conf.php can be deleted.


Solution:
Update to version 1.40.7.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Alfons Luja

Deep Links:
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