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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Plume CMS Vendors:
Plume CMS Include File Flaw in 'dbinstall.php' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016415
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-7021   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 30 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.1.3
Description:   Hamid Ebadi of IRAN HOMELAND SECURITY team reported a vulnerability in Plume CMS. A remote user can include and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The 'manager/tools/link/dbinstall.php' does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'manager_path' parameter. A remote user can supply a specially crafted URL to cause the target system to include and execute arbitrary PHP code from a remote location. The PHP code, including operating system commands, will run with the privileges of the target web service.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary PHP code and operating system commands on the target system with the privileges of the target web service.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 30 Jun 2006 06:04:21 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:  Plume CMS Remote File Inclusion

		IHS Public advisory 

Plume CMS Remote File Inclusion

It uses PHP and MySql. With a single installation of
Plume you can have
multiple websites, file management, multiple authors
with different rights and websites in any languages
thanks to a full utf-8 support.
Plume CMS proposes a flexible plugin infrastructure to
extend it and is fully accessible with output
providing standard compliant code by default.

Discovered by Hamid Ebadi 
Credit :
all go to IHS team (IHS : IRAN HOMELAND SECURITY) (persian) (english)

The original article can be found at:

Vulnerable Systems:
	Plume CMS 1.1.3

Vulnerable Code :

//Vulnerable Code :line 39


The following URL will cause the server to include
external files  


Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly

greeting :
LorD , NT , C0d3r of IHS

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