phpGroupWare preferences.php Path Disclosure

2004-12-14T06:18:39
ID OSVDB:12390
Type osvdb
Reporter James Bercegay()
Modified 2004-12-14T06:18:39

Description

Vulnerability Description

phpGroupware contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when sending a specially crafted URL request to the 'preferences.php' script, which will disclose the installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.9.16.004 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

phpGroupware contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when sending a specially crafted URL request to the 'preferences.php' script, which will disclose the installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[victim]/phpgroupware/preferences/preferences.php?appname=blah

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.phpgroupware.org Security Tracker: 1012529 Secunia Advisory ID:13467 Related OSVDB ID: 12393 Related OSVDB ID: 12395 Related OSVDB ID: 12391 Related OSVDB ID: 12392 Related OSVDB ID: 12394 Related OSVDB ID: 12396 Other Advisory URL: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200501-08.xml Other Advisory URL: http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00054-12142004 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-12/0155.html Keyword: formerly webdistro ISS X-Force ID: 18497 ISS X-Force ID: 18496 CVE-2004-1385 Bugtraq ID: 11952