FreeBSD : phpwebftp -- 'language' Local File Inclusion (d9dc2697-dadf-11da-912f-00123ffe8333)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21519


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

phpWebFTP have a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

Input passed to the 'language' parameter in index.php isn't properly verified, before it is used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local resources.

Successful exploitation requires that 'magic_quotes_gpc' is disabled.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21519

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d9dc2697dadf11da912f00123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:phpwebftp, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1812, CVE-2006-1813

Secunia: 19706