** DISPUTED ** PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in common.php in PHORUM 5.1.13 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the PHORUM[http_path] parameter. NOTE: this issue has been disputed by the vendor, who states "common.php is checked on the very first line of non-comment code that it is not being called directly. It has been this way in all 5.x version of Phorum." CVE analysis concurs with the vendor.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20060611 # MHG Security Team --- PHORUM 5.1.13 Remote File Inc.
20060619 Re: # MHG Security Team --- PHORUM 5.1.13 Remote File Inc.