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Coppermine Photo Gallery file Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to read a local file using Coppermine Photo Gallery

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
local file include issue.

Description :

The version of Coppermine Gallery installed on the remote host fails
to properly sanitize input to the 'file' parameter of the 'index.php'
script before using it in a PHP 'include_once()' function. Provided
PHP's 'register_globals' setting is enabled, an unauthenticated
attacker may be able to exploit this issue to view arbitrary files or
to execute arbitrary PHP code on the remote host, subject to the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Coppermine version 1.4.5 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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