[Full-disclosure] Bug with .php extension?
michael.ligh at mnin.org
Mon Dec 5 12:59:08 GMT 2005
I think this is due to Apache's mod_mime_magic:
Lots of phishers are using files named *.php.rar recently.
On 12/5/05, Simon Richter <Simon.Richter at hogyros.de> wrote:
> Ron wrote:
> > In Apache 1.3.33 (untested on any other version), if you have a file
> > called file.php.bak, and you navigate to it in the browser, it will run
> > on the server as a .php file. This works with any extension that isn't
> > known to the server (.rar, .bak, .test, .java, .cpp, .c, etc.)
> I would think this is related to "Options MultiViews", where a file
> generally has many suffixes (file type, language, compression, ...).
> Does this also happen to you (yes, I'm too lazy to try right now) if you
> turn MultiViews off?
> Nevertheless, good idea that script authors should possibly be aware
> that any suffix, not just the last, is interpreted.
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