[SA21988] CMtextS admin.txt Password Disclosure

2006-09-20T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:14362
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-09-20T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: CMtextS admin.txt Password Disclosure

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA21988

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21988/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: CMtextS 1.x http://secunia.com/product/11994/

DESCRIPTION: Kacper has reported a security issue in CMtextS, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to improper restrictions on users_logins/admin.txt and can be exploited to gain knowledge of the administrator's password.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Restrict web access to the "users_logins/admin.txt" file.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Kacper


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