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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting php http exploit method - pbsync hack question Post 302239668 by phpfreak on Wednesday 24th of September 2008 07:58:40 AM
Old 09-24-2008
exploit method - pbsync hack question

I'm dealing with a website that was recently blocked by the webhost because pbsync was found on the server. I'd like for someone to give me 'a tutorial' if you will or guidance on how they are able to accomplish the below scenario..

index.php consist primarily of these tables with the following code:


    <tr align="left">

      <td style="height: 100px;" colspan="2" rowspan="1">
        <a name="top"></a>
        <? require("top.html"); ?>



      <td style="width: 150px;" align="left" valign="top">
        <? require("menu.html"); ?>

        if ($_GET['p']==NULL)
      <td style="width: 550px;" align="left" valign="top">

<table style="text-align: left; width: 100%;" border="0"
 cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2">

       <? require($p); ?>

        <div align="right"><a href="#top">Haut de page</a></div>


^^Somehow because of this, the site is completely exploitable to requests like...



^^Basically with the above, the site is completely vulnerable to malicious scripts on the net!! I found the first to be a web face to run shell commands on the server, and the second to be r57shell 1.3.

I'd like to know, with the code shown above, what method is being used to allow for this type of an exploit and how can it be re-written to prevent it? I'm sure this is method is logged somewhere on the but I'm not sure what the exact term is for the scripting method used. All I know is that it seems that they are using frames through php script and it's exploitable with the right URL request.

Please, any feedback would be appreciated.

Last edited by phpfreak; 09-24-2008 at 10:09 AM..
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Locale::Codes::LangFam(3)				User Contributed Perl Documentation				 Locale::Codes::LangFam(3)

Locale::Codes::LangFam - standard codes for language extension identification SYNOPSIS
use Locale::Codes::LangFam; $lext = code2langfam('apa'); # $lext gets 'Apache languages' $code = langfam2code('Apache languages'); # $code gets 'apa' @codes = all_langfam_codes(); @names = all_langfam_names(); DESCRIPTION
The "Locale::Codes::LangFam" module provides access to standard codes used for identifying language families, such as those as defined in ISO 639-5. Most of the routines take an optional additional argument which specifies the code set to use. If not specified, the default ISO 639-5 language family codes will be used. SUPPORTED CODE SETS
There are several different code sets you can use for identifying language families. A code set may be specified using either a name, or a constant that is automatically exported by this module. For example, the two are equivalent: $lext = code2langfam('apa','alpha'); $lext = code2langfam('apa',LOCALE_LANGFAM_ALPHA); The codesets currently supported are: alpha This is the set of three-letter (lowercase) codes from ISO 639-5 such as 'apa' for Apache languages. This is the default code set. ROUTINES
code2langfam ( CODE [,CODESET] ) langfam2code ( NAME [,CODESET] ) langfam_code2code ( CODE ,CODESET ,CODESET2 ) all_langfam_codes ( [CODESET] ) all_langfam_names ( [CODESET] ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::rename_langfam ( CODE ,NEW_NAME [,CODESET] ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::add_langfam ( CODE ,NAME [,CODESET] ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::delete_langfam ( CODE [,CODESET] ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::add_langfam_alias ( NAME ,NEW_NAME ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::delete_langfam_alias ( NAME ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::rename_langfam_code ( CODE ,NEW_CODE [,CODESET] ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::add_langfam_code_alias ( CODE ,NEW_CODE [,CODESET] ) Locale::Codes::LangFam::delete_langfam_code_alias ( CODE [,CODESET] ) These routines are all documented in the Locale::Codes::API man page. SEE ALSO
Locale::Codes The Locale-Codes distribution. Locale::Codes::API The list of functions supported by this module. ISO 639-5 . AUTHOR
See Locale::Codes for full author history. Currently maintained by Sullivan Beck ( COPYRIGHT
Copyright (c) 2011-2013 Sullivan Beck This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. perl v5.16.3 2013-02-27 Locale::Codes::LangFam(3)

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