Updated: 2005-10-25 (reference from T.K.)
(1) Local file inclusion vulnerability and (2) Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability
We received a security advisory from Stefan Esser (firstname.lastname@example.org) about (1). We received a security advisory from Tobias Klein (email@example.com) about (2). We wish to thank both of them for their work.
(1) : Due to the sequence of execution in the code that gets form parameters in some scripts, it was possible to craft a special attack form that overwrites configuration parameters.
(2) : Some scripts were vulnerable to XSS attacks: left.php, queryframe.php and server_databases.php.
We consider these vulnerabilities to be serious. However, (1) can be exploited only on systems not running in PHP safe mode (unless a deliberate hole was opened by including in open_basedir some paths containing sensitive data).
We did not make an extensive verification on this. Probably all previous versions.
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