FlatNuke index.php mod Variable Path Disclosure

2005-08-04T05:19:28
ID OSVDB:18550
Type osvdb
Reporter rgod(retrogod@aliceposta.it)
Modified 2005-08-04T05:19:28

Description

Vulnerability Description

FlatNuke contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker provides malformed input to the 'mod' variable in the 'index.php' script, which will disclose the software's installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality. While such information is relatively low risk, it is often useful in carrying out additional, more focused attacks.

Solution Description

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

Short Description

FlatNuke contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker provides malformed input to the 'mod' variable in the 'index.php' script, which will disclose the software's installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality. While such information is relatively low risk, it is often useful in carrying out additional, more focused attacks.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[target]/[path]/index.php?mod=/%00/Vecchi_sondaggi http://[target]/[path]/index.php?mod=prn http://[target]/[path]/index.php?mod=nul http://[target]/[path]/index.php?mod=aux

References:

Vendor URL: http://flatnuke.sourceforge.net/ Secunia Advisory ID:16330 Related OSVDB ID: 18554 Related OSVDB ID: 18551 Related OSVDB ID: 18549 Related OSVDB ID: 18552 Related OSVDB ID: 18553 Other Advisory URL: http://rgod.altervista.org/flatnuke.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-08/0082.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-08/0442.html CVE-2005-2538