PHPCounter prelims.php Path Disclosure

2005-07-13T06:31:23
ID OSVDB:17876
Type osvdb
Reporter priestmaster(priest@priestmaster.org)
Modified 2005-07-13T06:31:23

Description

Vulnerability Description

PHPCounter contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when a remote attacker makes a direct request to the prelims.php script without parameters, which will disclose the installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 7.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

PHPCounter contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when a remote attacker makes a direct request to the prelims.php script without parameters, which will disclose the installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[victim]/CounterPath/prelims.php

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.ekstreme.com/phplabs/phpcounter.php Security Tracker: 1014478 Secunia Advisory ID:15816 Related OSVDB ID: 17875 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-07/0218.html CVE-2005-2289