Path disclosure in Habari

2010-12-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:25360
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-12-21T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22732 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/path_disclosure_in_habari.html Product: Habari Vendor: Habari ( http://habariproject.org/en/ ) Vulnerable Version: 0.6.5 Vendor Notification: 02 December 2010 Vulnerability Type: Path disclosure Status: Fixed by Vendor Risk level: Low Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

Vulnerability Details: The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/system/admin/header.php" & "/system/admin/comments_items.php" script, it's possible to generate an error that will reveal the full path of the script. A remote user can determine the full path to the web root directory and other potentially sensitive information.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:

http://[host]/system/admin/header.php http://[host]/system/admin/comments_items.php

Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version