Persism CMS up to 0.9.2 headerfile.php system[path] file inclusion

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Persism CMS up to 0.9.2 (Content Management System). This affects an unknown code block of the file modules/blocks/headerfile.php. The manipulation of the argument system[path] with an unknown input leads to a file inclusion vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-73. The product allows user input to control or influence paths or file names that are used in filesystem operations. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in Persism CMS 0.9.2 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the system[path] parameter to (1) blocks/headerfile.php, (2) files/blocks/latest_files.php, (3) filters/headerfile.php, (4) forums/blocks/latest_posts.php, (5) groups/headerfile.php, (6) links/blocks/links.php, (7) menu/headerfile.php, (8) news/blocks/latest_news.php, (9) settings/headerfile.php, or (10) users/headerfile.php, in modules/.

The weakness was disclosed 05/04/2007 by GoLd_M (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2007-2545. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is shared for download at It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:modules/blocks/headerfile.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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 X-Force (34102) and Exploit-DB (3853). The entries 82, 332, 333 and 427 are pretty similar.





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Class: File inclusion
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Suricata ID: 2003660
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05/04/2007 🔍
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Researcher: GoLd_M
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-2545 (🔍)
X-Force: 34102
SecurityFocus: 23828 - Persism Content Management System Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: 37767 - Persism CMS modules/blocks/headerfile.php system[path] Parameter Remote File Inclusion
Vupen: ADV-2007-1671

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Created: 03/13/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 07/14/2021 04:59 PM
Changes: 03/13/2015 02:56 PM (57), 08/11/2017 04:30 AM (8), 07/14/2021 04:59 PM (3)
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