Intrusion Prevention

OpenEMR.Formname.Parameter.File.Inclusion

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a File Inclusion vulnerability in OpenEMR.
The vulnerability is caused by insufficient sanitizing the parameter "formname" that is being passed to "load_form.php" and "print_form.php". A remote attackers maybe able to exploit this to include arbitrary file by sending a crafted http request.

Affected Products

OpenEMR OpenEMR 4.1
OpenEMR OpenEMR 4.0
OpenEMR OpenEMR 3.2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor:
http://www.open-emr.org/wiki/index.php/OpenEMR_Patches

CVE References

CVE-2012-0991