Platon phpWebFileManager 0.5 index.php PN_PathPrefix file inclusion

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A vulnerability was found in Platon phpWebFileManager 0.5. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument PN_PathPrefix with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-73. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

** DISPUTED ** PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in index.php in phpWebFileManager 0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the PN_PathPrefix parameter. NOTE: this issue is disputed by a reliable third party, who demonstrates that PN_PathPrefix is defined before use.

The weakness was presented 08/01/2007 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-4117 since 08/01/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment.

Upgrading to version 0.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (35690).




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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Upgrade: phpWebFileManager 0.5


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CVE: CVE-2007-4117 (🔍)
X-Force: 35690 - phpWebFileManager index.php file include


Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 09/06/2018 07:05 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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