PT-2013-76: Local File Inclusion in LiveStreet CMS

Vulnerable software

LiveStreet CMS

Version: 1.0.3 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: High
Impact: Local File Inclusion
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 7.5
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

LiveStreet CMS is a web content management system.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Local File Inclusion vulnerability in LiveStreet CMS.

Insufficient validation of user input in the install\index.php script allows remote attackers to include files located on the attacked server and thus execute a PHP code. It may result in sensitive data disclosure, obtaining of application source code, configuration files, server compromising, etc.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version.

Advisory status

11.12.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
13.12.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
26.12.2014 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by using Positive Technologies Application Inspector, the application security testing system


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