BookReview search.htm Path Disclosure

2005-05-26T20:13:34
ID OSVDB:16881
Type osvdb
Reporter Lostmon Lords(Lostmon@gmail.com)
Modified 2005-05-26T20:13:34

Description

Vulnerability Description

BookReview contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  This flaw exists because the application does not validate user-supplied input upon submission to the 'search.htm' script, which will reveal the installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

BookReview contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  This flaw exists because the application does not validate user-supplied input upon submission to the 'search.htm' script, which will reveal the installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[victim]/search.htm?page=search&submit%5Bstring%5D=&submit=Ok&submit%5Btype%5D=auth http://[victim]/search.htm?page=search&submit%5Bstring%5D=&submit%5Btype%5D=title

References:

Security Tracker: 1014058 Related OSVDB ID: 16873 Related OSVDB ID: 16875 Related OSVDB ID: 16880 Related OSVDB ID: 16879 Related OSVDB ID: 16871 Related OSVDB ID: 16874 Related OSVDB ID: 16876 Related OSVDB ID: 16877 Related OSVDB ID: 16878 Related OSVDB ID: 16872 Other Advisory URL: http://lostmon.blogspot.com/2005/05/bookreview-10-multiple-variable-xss.html CVE-2005-1783 Bugtraq ID: 13783