File Content Disclosure in TCMS

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-08-30T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22579 Reference: Product: TCMS Vendor: Target CMS ( ) Vulnerable Version: 100728 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 09 August 2010 Vulnerability Type: File Content Disclosure Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response Risk level: Low Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (

Vulnerability Details: An attacker can disclose arbitrary local file content.

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "php/lib/admin.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "name" variable. An attacker can compromise the application, get configuration and password files content. Access to this information could lead attacker in launching further attacks against the target system.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available: http://host/www/index.php?admin=1&section=style&action=editStylesheet&name=./../../../../../../../tmp/test.php