VDB-83794 · SA19352 · OSVDB 24691

vBulletin ImpEx Module ImpExController.php systempath file inclusion

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A vulnerability has been found in vBulletin (Forum Software) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the file ImpExController.php of the component ImpEx Module. The manipulation of the argument systempath with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-73. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 04/12/2006 by Dr.Jr7 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at archives.neohapsis.com. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and also a exploit are known.

After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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 vulnerability database at Secunia (SA19352). The entries 29693, 29328 and 83795 are related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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03/23/2006 🔍
04/12/2006 +20 days 🔍
04/12/2006 +0 days 🔍
04/17/2006 +5 days 🔍
05/07/2016 +3672 days 🔍
11/21/2018 +928 days 🔍


Advisory: archives.neohapsis.com
Researcher: Dr.Jr7
Status: Not defined
Secunia: 19352 - vBulletin ImpEx Module "systempath" File Inclusion Vulnerability, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 24691 - vBulletin ImpEx Module ImpExController.php systempath Parameter Remote File Inclusion

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 05/07/2016 05:45 PM
Updated: 11/21/2018 04:29 AM
Changes: (1) source_secunia_date
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