2008-5881 | PlaySMS Themes path traversal (BID-33138 / EDB-7687)
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A vulnerability was found in PlaySMS 0.9.3. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component Themes. The manipulation of the argument
themes_module 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 summary by CVE is:
Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in playSMS 0.9.3 allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via directory traversal sequences in the (1) gateway_module parameter to plugin/gateway/gnokii/init.php and the (2) themes_module parameter to plugin/themes/default/init.php.
The weakness was disclosed 01/09/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at milw0rm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-5881 since 01/09/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a exploit are known.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at exploit-db.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Directory traversal
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Created: 03/17/2015 16:11
Updated: 08/04/2021 01:20
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