Phpwscontacts Non-Anonymous Label Information Disclosure

2004-04-21T09:05:26
ID OSVDB:5678
Type osvdb
Reporter Stephan Adler()
Modified 2004-04-21T09:05:26

Description

Vulnerability Description

phpwsContacts and phpwsBB contain a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when an anonymous user attempts to view labels, which will disclose labels of 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 and phpwsBB contain a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when an anonymous user attempts to view labels, which will disclose labels of contact information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://phpwsbb.sourceforge.net/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:11480 Related OSVDB ID: 5677