phpWebSite 0.10.2 index.php loadconfig share path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in phpWebSite 0.10.2 (Content Management System) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is the function loadconfig of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument share with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-22. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 04/14/2006. The weakness was released 04/18/2006 by rgod (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2006-1819 since 04/17/2006. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 21228 (phpWebSite index.php hub_dir Parameter Local File Inclusion), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 17521), X-Force (25867), Secunia (SA19647), SecurityTracker (ID 1015942) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-11176).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.9
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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 21228
Nessus Name: phpWebSite index.php hub_dir Parameter Local File Inclusion
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OpenVAS ID: 56689
OpenVAS Name: Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200605-04 (phpwebsite)
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Researcher: rgod
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-1819 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 17521 - PHPWebSite Config.PHP File Include Vulnerability
Secunia: 19647 - phpWebSite "hub_dir" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 25867
SecurityTracker: 1015942
Vulnerability Center: 11176 - phpWebSite 0.10.2 and earlier Directory Traversal Vulnerability allows Remote Code Execution, High
OSVDB: 24646 - phpWebSite index.php hub_dir file include
Vupen: ADV-2006-1361

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Created: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM
Updated: 06/16/2019 04:28 PM
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