phpwsContacts Anonymous CSV Export information disclosure

2004-04-22T09:05:26
ID OSVDB:5677
Type osvdb
Reporter Paul the lost boyscout(lostboyscout@users.sourceforge.net)
Modified 2004-04-22T09:05:26

Description

Vulnerability Description

phpwsContacts contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when the allow_anon_view setting is disabled, anonymous users can still perform exports, which will disclose user contact information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to phpwsContacts version 0.8.3 and phpwsBB 0.9.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

phpwsContacts contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when the allow_anon_view setting is disabled, anonymous users can still perform exports, which will disclose user contact information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://phpwscontacts.sourceforge.net/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:11480 Related OSVDB ID: 5678